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Eichhornia crassipes  (Mart.) Solms
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42623

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Eichhornia speciosa Kunth
    Piaropus crassipes (Mart.) Raf.
  Common Name(s): common water-hyacinth [English]
    water hyacinth [English]
    floating waterhyacinth [English]
    floating water hyacinth [English]
    jacinthe d'eau [French]
    jacinto de agua [Spanish]
    lirio acuatico
    common water hyacinth [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPontederiaceae  – pickerel-weed  
                               GenusEichhornia Kunth – water hyacinth, water-hyacinth  
                                  SpeciesEichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms – common water-hyacinth, water hyacinth, floating waterhyacinth, floating water hyacinth, jacinthe d'eau, jacinto de agua, lirio acuatico, mbekambekairanga, common water hyacinth  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Flora of the West Indies website, 2011, database (version 2007)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M.T. Strong. 2007. Catalogue of the seed plants of the West Indies Website.   
  Reference for: Eichhornia crassipes   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Eichhornia crassipes   
  Source: Pontederiaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Eichhornia crassipes   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Eichhornia crassipes   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Eichhornia crassipes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro, and Mark T. Strong  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalogue of the Seed Plants of the West Indies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, no. 98   
  Page(s): xxv+1192   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1938-2812   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Eichhornia crassipes   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    Middle America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  
    Canada, Incidental  
    Mexico, Introduced  






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