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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The Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms is characterized by being a free floating aquatic plant, native of South America, belonging to the monocotyledonous class, Pontederidaceae family, Pontederiales order (Esteves, 1998), and by being an angiosperm with perennial life cycle (Bortolotto and Guarim Neto, 2005).
[14.] Yongo E, Outa N, Ngodhe SO (2017) Effects of Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes Solm) Infestation on water quality, fish species diversity and abundance in the Nyanza Gulf of Lake Victoria, Kenya.
Eichhornia crassipes, Alternanthera sessilis, Ceratophyllum demersum, Azolla pinnata, Chara coralline, Hygrorrhiza aristata, Hydrodictyon reticulatum, Hydrocotyle umbellate, Lemna minor, Salvinia, Pistia, Spirodela polyrhiza, Vallisneria spiralis, etc.
Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is an exotic invasive plant species that occurs as mats on the surface of freshwater bodies [1].
Aquatic plants like Eichhornia crassipes, Azolla filiculoides, Pistia stratiotes, Hydrilla verticillata, Typha domingensis, Salvinia Cucullata, Azolla caroliniana, Azolla pinnata, Lemna minor, Lemna aequinoctialis, Lemna gibba, and Spirodela polyrhiza are suitable aquatic plants for the removal of heavy metals as reported by several researchers [21-27].
y Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms_Laubach "jacinto de agua") o en los bordes de las lagunas (como en el caso de Potamogeton striatus Ruiz & Pav.).
Eichhornia crassipes, has well-established root, considered as the suitable option for phytoremediation in the aquatic ecosystems for heavy metals and wastewater remediation than terrestrial plants as their rapid growth and significant biomass processing supports higher pollution uptake and better purification method due to direct contact with the water column.