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  • Portuguese
    • Jacinto-de-água
    • Jacinto-d'água
  • Scientific Names
    • Eichhornia crassipes
    • Eichornia crassipes
  • English
    • Common Water Hyacinth
  • Spanish
    • Lirio acuático
  • Indonesian
    • Eceng Gondok

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lirio acuático Eichhornia crassipes

Observer

janet631

Date

October 1, 2014 03:36 PM CDT

Place

xochimilco (Google, OSM)

Description

El lirio tenía hojas verdes con una textura suave y húmeda. De sus hojas salía una flor morada.
Estaba flotando sobre el agua.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Water Hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

October 13, 2014 11:56 AM PDT

Description

Torn loose by tides probably .

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Water Hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes

Observer

duarte

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Invasive species. Not established in this particular spot, since the water here is pratically saltwater, but it got carried away from the Vouga river that flows into the Ria de Aveiro lagoon.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

kueda

Date

September 26, 2014 05:12 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eichornia crassipes Eichhornia crassipes

Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

January 10, 2009

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Water Hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes

Observer

dominic

Date

September 28, 2014

Description

Clogging up one of the canals along with green algae.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Water Hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes

Observer

annikaml

Date

August 18, 2013 10:10 AM CDT

Description

Growing in a pond

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lirio acuático Eichhornia crassipes

Observer

poncho

Date

August 16, 2014

Place

Xochimilco (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Water Hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes

Observer

lg_price

Date

September 20, 2014 10:02 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lirio acuático Eichhornia crassipes

Observer

fervalentinez

Date

September 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Water Hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes

Observer

duarte

Date

September 6, 2014

Description

Invasive species.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Water Hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

August 31, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Eichhornia crassipes, commonly known as (common) water hyacinth, is an aquatic plant native to the Amazon basin, and is often considered a highly problematic invasive species outside its native range.

No range data available.