Definition of Hottonia palustris

1. Noun. Featherfoil of Europe and western Asia having submerged and floating leaves and violet flowers.

Exact synonyms: Water Violet
Generic synonyms: Feather-foil, Featherfoil

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hottonia Palustris

Hottentot's bread
Hottentot's bread vine
Hottentot's fig
Hottentot bread
Hottentot bread vine
Hottentot fig
Hottentot tea
Hottentot teal
Hottentot teals
Hottonia inflata
Hottonia palustris
Hound of the Baskervilles
Hounsfield number
Hounsfield unit
Housatonic River
House of Commons
House of Hanover

Literary usage of Hottonia palustris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"... (hottonia palustris, L.), but the two plants do not at all resemble each other. It is really a corruption of febrifuga, one of the old names of the ..."

2. The Floral World and Garden Guide by Shirley Hibberd (1862)
"... Zannichellia palustris, etc., should be planted from six to twelve inches from the surface of the water; hottonia palustris, Menyanthes trifoliata, ..."

3. The Phytologist: A Botanical Journal edited by Alexander Irvine (1861)
"hottonia palustris grows more luxuriantly, and with more numerous whorls of blossoms, in pits about Mellis Green, ..."

4. The Fertilisation of Flowers by Hermann Müller (1883)
"590, ill. Sprengel was aware of the dimorphism of this plant, and suspected that it had some unknown purpose. hottonia palustris occurs with ..."

5. Botany for High Schools and Colleges by Charles Edwin Bessey (1880)
"plants the lower temperature limit is apparently somewhat higher than in aerial ones ; thus in hottonia palustris it is 2.7° Cent. (37° Fahr. ..."

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