Definition of water hawthorn in English:

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water hawthorn

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[mass noun]
An ornamental water plant with long oval floating leaves and erect aromatic flower spikes, native to the South African province of Western Cape where the flower spikes are used in cooking.
  • Aponogeton distachyus, family Aponogetonaceae
Example sentences
  • And add plant oxygenators, like Vallisneria and plant these next to water hawthorns or water lilies.
  • The real value in the water hawthorn is its growth cycle.
  • There are much less likely to consume your water hawthorn and oxygenators.
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