Water Violet

Hottonia palustris, the water violet or featherfoil of the family Primulaceae is an aquatic plant with long stems and   shiny roots dangling freely in the water. The flowers are hermaphrodite.

Hottonia palustris

Synonyms:
Cistus
Hottonia_palustris (Wikipedia)

Hottonia palustris
Illustration Hottonia palustris0.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Ericales
Family:Primulaceae
Genus:Hottonia
Species:
H. palustris
Binomial name
Hottonia palustris

Hottonia palustris, also water violet or featherfoil, is an aquatic plant in the family Primulaceae.

Water Violet (Wiktionary)

English

Noun

water violet (plural water violets)

  1. An aquatic plant, the featherfoil (Hottonia palustris).
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