Denoting or characteristic of an aquatic plant reaching above the surface of the water. Contrasted with submersed (see submerse).
- Emerse leaves seem to be bigger, even it is under the tank light.
- It will bloom readily if grown emerse, but takes a while to form a new set of emerse leaves.
- Target: not reached
Late 17th century: from Latin emersus 'arisen', past participle of emergere (see emerge).
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