This website is dedicated to the super-plant azolla it will serve as a channel through which azolla starters and relevant growing information are made available to. Azolla (mosquito fern, duckweed fern, fairy moss, water fern) is a genus of seven species of aquatic ferns, the only genus in the family azollaceae. Define azolla azolla synonyms, azolla pronunciation, azolla translation, english dictionary definition of azolla n a genus of fern growing in tropical waters noun 1. Azolla pinnata is a species of fern known by several common names, including mosquitofern, feathered mosquitofern and water velvet it is native to much of africa.
Video transcript american waterfern – azolla filiculoides there are six species of azolla in the world american waterfern is the species commonly found in florida. Find great deals on ebay for azolla fern shop with confidence. How azolla - floating water fern - can be controlled by the north american weevil supplied by cabi. Azolla is also known as mosquito or duckweed fern it has been used as a biofertiliser & weed suppressant in aquatic agriculture for thousands of years. Azolla (mosquito fern, duckweed fern, fairy moss, water fern) is a genus of seven species of aquatic ferns in the family salviniaceae they are extremely reduced in.
Azolla pinnata (feathered mosquitofern) is a small, non-native, free-floating fern the azolla group, which contains only 6 or 7 species, are the smallest ferns in. Azolla is a native water plant with some seriously exciting attributes for anyone looking to develop closed-loop cycles for organic animal feed it's high in protein. Azolla is a freshwater water fern that lives in ponds, lakes, swamps, and streams in both tropical and sub-tropical conditions. Azolla utilization proceedings of the workshop on azoila use fuzhou, fujian, china 31 march-5 april 1985 sponsored by: the fujian academy of agricultural sciences.
Family azollaceae botanical name azolla caroliniana plant common name carolina mosquito fern general description native to much of the eastern half of north. Mosquito fern or azolla is a small free-floating fern approximately 1 to 3/8 inches wide leaves of the mosquito fern overlap giving a quilted look to the surface and. Definitions of azolla, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of azolla, analogical dictionary of azolla (english.
Azolla is a tiny plant, only about 1/4 long azolla rapidly reproduces, and in still water plants intertwine creating a floating mat azolla is also referred to as. Azolla is a 'superorganism', consisting of not just the fern but a diverse array of symbiotic bacteria it is this unique microbiota that converts nitrogen into. Azolla (azolla sp) is an aquatic fern consisting of a short, branched, floating stem, bearing roots which hang down in the water the leaves are alternately arranged. About azolla control the floating water fern and why is it a problem.
Statistics the plant list includes 9 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus azolla of these 3 are accepted species names. You can watch a powerpoint presentation about the arctic azolla event on this page one of the most remarkable discoveries about azolla came in 2004. Nobanis – invasive alien species fact sheet azolla filiculoides author of this species fact sheet: dipl-biol andreas hussner, heinrich-heine-universität. About the foundation azolla is a unique plant that can help reduce man-made climate change and provide biofertilizer, livestock feed, food and renewable energy.