common water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes  (Liliales: Pontederiaceae) - 0002102

common water hyacinth
Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms

Descriptor: Plant(s)
Description: Morphology of waterhyacinth plants: A. The "attenuated-petiole" rosette form produced in crowded conditions; B. An expanding axillary bud; C. A developing ramet; and D. The "bulbous-petiole" rosette form produced in open conditions. Abbreviations: ar - adventitious root; bb - bud bract; in - inflorescence; is - leaf isthmus; la - leaf blade; pl - primary leaf; pd - peduncle of flower spike; pt - leaf petiole; rh - rhizome; sp - spathe; st - stolon.
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Image location: , United States

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Name: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States
Series:water hyacinth biological control

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Image uploaded on Monday, January 01, 1990
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