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Water-hyacinth
Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Commelinales »  family Pontederiaceae »  genus Eichhornia - water hyacinth

Scientific synonyms

Pontederia crassipes Roem. & Schult.
Pontederia crassipes Mart.
Piaropus crassipes (Mart.) Raf.
Eichhornia cordifolia Gand.
Eichhornia crassicaulis Schlecht.
Eichhornia crassicaulis Schltdl.
Pontederia crassicaulis Schlecht.
Pontederia crassicaulis Schltdl.
Pontederia elongata Balf.
Heteranthera formosa Miq.

Other names

= Common Water Hyacinth
= Common Water-hyacinth
= Floating Water Hyacinth
= Floating Waterhyacinth
= Jacinthe D'Eau
= Jacinto De Agua
= Lilac Devil
= Lirio Acuatico
= Mbekambekairanga

Images

Eichhornia crassipes - Water-hyacinth

Author: Petr Kocna

Eichhornia crassipes - Water-hyacinth

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Eichhornia crassipes - Water-hyacinth

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Eichhornia crassipes - Water-hyacinth

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Eichhornia crassipes - Water-hyacinth

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Eichhornia crassipes - Water-hyacinth

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [http://www.ibot.cas.cz/index.php?p=sezna...], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Eichhornia_crassipes_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [http://wiki.pestinfo.org] [as Eichhornia crassipes (Martius) Solms-Laubach]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [http://www.preslia.cz/P022CPys.pdf], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Eichhornia crassipes (C. Martius) Solms-Laub.]

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