fanwort definition

  • noun:
    • some of several aquatic plants for the genus Cabomba, having contrary, finely split, fanlike submersed leaves and alternative, entire, peltate floating leaves. Also known as cabomba.
    • a common aquatic plant (Cabomba caroliniana) of eastern North America having drifting and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted plants.
    • typical aquatic plant of east the united states having drifting and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted plants
    • any one of a few aquatic flowers of the genus Cabomba, having opposing, carefully divided, fanlike submersed leaves and alternative, whole, peltate drifting leaves. Also called cabomba.
    • a standard aquatic plant (Cabomba caroliniana) of east North America having drifting and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted flowers.
    • common aquatic plant of east the united states having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted flowers

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