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  • n. Plural form of hydrophyte.

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Examples

  • Wetter areas near the river may have black willow, black mimosa, common and giant reed, and hydrophytes such as cattails, bulrushes, and sedges.

    Ecoregions of Texas (EPA)

  • They are also able to survive submerged in water part of the time, and are thus classified as “hydrophytes.”

    Salt marsh

  • Together, hydric soils and hydrophytes give clues that a wetland area is present.

    Wetland

  • The plants that can grow in such conditions, such as marsh grasses, are called "hydrophytes."

    Wetland

  • Plant species adapted to the very moist and humid conditions are called hydrophytes.

    Freshwater biomes

  • “Chancellor” has been contending with this formidable accumulation of algae; her masts are circled with hydrophytes; her rigging is wreathed everywhere with creepers, fantastic as the untrammelled tendrils of a vine, and as she works her arduous course, there are times when I can only compare her to an animated grove of verdure making its mysterious way over some illimitable prairie.

    The Survivors of the Chancellor

  • Monocotyledons are either hydrophytes or strongly hygrophilous plants and have often peculiar features in germination.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • For many hours now, the Chancellor has been contending with this formidable accumulation of algæ; her masts are circled with hydrophytes; her rigging is wreathed everywhere with creepers, fantastic as the untrammeled tendrils of a vine, and as she works her arduous course, there are times when I can only compare her to an animated grove of verdure making its mysterious way over some illimitable prairie.

    The Survivors of the Chancellor

  • In the midst of these living plants, and under the arbours of the hydrophytes, were layers of clumsy articulates, particularly some raninae, whose carapace formed a slightly rounded triangle; and some horrible looking parthenopes.

    Vingt mille lieues sous les mers. English

  • For many hours now, the "Chancellor" has been contending with this formidable accumulation of algae; her masts are circled with hydrophytes; her rigging is wreathed everywhere with creepers, fantastic as the untrammelled tendrils of a vine, and as she works her arduous course, there are times when I can only compare her to an animated grove of verdure making its mysterious way over some illimitable prairie.

    The Survivors of the Chancellor, diary of J.R. Kazallon, passenger

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