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Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms

Water hyacinth

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassLiliidaeIncludes lilies, orchids, and many others
OrderLilialesIncludes lilies, tulips, trilliums, greenbriars, and others
FamilyPontederiaceaeAquatic plants that are “heterostylous”—different members of the same species can have different-appearing flowers
GenusEichhorniaNamed for Prussian Minister of Education and Public Welfare Johann Albrecht Friedrich Eichhorn
Speciescrassipes“With a thick stalk”

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Eichhornia speciosa Kunth

Piaropus crassipes (Mart.) Raf.


Eichhornia crassipes description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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