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Hydrocotyle umbellata

Hydrocotyle umbellata L.

 

Water Pennywort

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderApialesIncludes carrots, celery, parsley, and ivy
FamilyAraliaceaeIvy family
GenusHydrocotyleFrom the Greek hydor, “water,” and kotyle, “a small cup”
SpeciesumbellataRefers to the arrangement of the flowers which arise in a head from a central point, i.e. bearing an umbel

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Hydrocotyle umbellata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.

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Hydrocotyle umbellata (Water Pennywort)

4/15/2015 · Kirby S. Storter Park, FL
≈ 13 × 9" (32 × 22 cm)

Hydrocotyle umbellata (Water Pennywort)

4/15/2015 · Kirby S. Storter Park, FL
≈ 15 × 10" (37 × 24 cm)

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