Eichhornia crassipes


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Related to Eichhornia crassipes: Parthenium hysterophorus, Lemna minor, Eichornia crassipes
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Noun1.Eichhornia crassipes - a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowersEichhornia crassipes - a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States
Eichhornia, genus Eichhornia - water hyacinth; water orchid
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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Eichhornia crassipes has been shown to phytoremediate zinc, cadmium, copper and chrome from industrial wastewater [20].
Heteroblastic development in the water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes Solms.
The spread of the African weed, Salvinia auriculata, and the water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes, in several areas of the lake hampers the clam fishermen for nearly 2-3 months each year (Laxmilatha and Appukuttan, 2002).
Delarbre 35 Pteridium aquilinum Polypodiaceae Dhekia shak 36 Eichhornia crassipes Pontederiaceae Kochuripana (Mart.
Leaves, stems, and whole plants of Eichhornia crassipes were observed in all nests, followed by whole plants of Pistia stratiotes in 60% of nests, stems of Jussieua repens in 45% of nests, and stems of Cyperus rotundus in 45% of nests (Table 1).
Immobilization of nitrogen and phosphorus by the waterhyacinth Eichhornia crassipes, our advanced wastewater treatment system.
Non-native aquatic species, such as Egeria densa, Eichhornia crassipes, Myriophyllum spicatum, and Salvinia molesta often occur in large monospecific stands, dominating lake plant communities and out-competing native plant taxa for light and space.
1) Silver maple - Acer saccharinum Slippery elm - Ulmus rubra Sugar maple - Acer saccharum Sweetgum - Liquidambar styriciflua Sycamore - Platanus occidentalis Basswood - Tilia americana Tuliptree - Liriodendron tulipifera Nannyberry Viburnum -- Viburnum lentago (1) Water hyacinths - Eichhornia crassipes Weeping willow - Salix alba `Tristis' Witch hazel - Hamamelis spp.
Water-hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes, is a free-floating perennial herb.
Waterhyacinth Eichhornia crassipes and Giant Mimosa Mimosa pigra are highly invasive noxious weed species (Miller et al.