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blad·der·wort

 (blăd′ər-wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
Any of various carnivorous plants of the genus Utricularia, inhabiting wetlands or aquatic habitats and having small urn-shaped bladders that trap and digest minute insects and crustaceans.
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bladderwort

(ˈblædəˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) any aquatic plant of the genus Utricularia, some of whose leaves are modified as small bladders to trap minute aquatic animals: family Lentibulariaceae
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blad•der•wort

(ˌblæd ərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt)

n.
any aquatic, terrestrial, or epiphytic plant of the genus Utricularia, having threadlike leaves bearing many small bladders.
[1805–15]
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Noun1.bladderwort - any of numerous aquatic carnivorous plants of the genus Utricularia some of whose leaves are modified as small urn-shaped bladders that trap minute aquatic animalsbladderwort - any of numerous aquatic carnivorous plants of the genus Utricularia some of whose leaves are modified as small urn-shaped bladders that trap minute aquatic animals
carnivorous plant - plants adapted to attract and capture and digest primarily insects but also other small animals
genus Utricularia, Utricularia - bladderworts: large genus of aquatic carnivorous plants; cosmopolitan in distribution
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We even came across another carnivore, the string-like lesser bladderwort, which is thriving in one of the pools.
In the study of the bladderwort plant Utricularia gibba, the coding sequences were compared to those in the terrestrial species Arabidopsis, grape, tomato, Mimulus, and papaya genomes using two approaches.
Trap size and prey selection of two coexisting bladderwort (Utricularia) species in a pristine tropical pond (French Guiana) at different trophic levels.
If the speed of the bladderwort trap doesn't impress you, maybe their fishing ability will.
Submerged vegetation (various pondweed, myriophyllum, bladderwort, hornwort, charophyceae) develops in most basins abundantly.
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The clues lie in the genome of the carnivorous bladderwort plant, Utricularia gibba.
The clue is in the carnivorous bladderwort plant, Utricularia gibba's genome.
The submersed aquatic plants bladderwort (utricularia sp.; Lamiales: Lentibulariaceae), coon's tail (ceratophyllumdemersum L; Ceratophyllales: Ceratophyllaceae), and naiad (Najas sp.; Hydrocharitaceae) were observed at and around the collection site.
Onitiri, "Periphyton community on submerged aquatic macrophytes (Hornwort and Bladderwort) in Epe Lagoon, Nigeria," Journal of Agricultural Science Technology, vol.
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