: a small genus of aquatic plants (family Potamogetonaceae) of wide distribution having branching capillary stems, small acute leaves, and axillary flowers which with the leaves are originally enclosed in a hyaline envelope see horned pondweed

Word History


New Latin, from Gian Girolamo Zannichelli †1729 Italian botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Zannichellia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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