Definition of water hawthorn in English:

water hawthorn

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noun

[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
    More 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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