Eichhornia spesiosa

noun
a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States
Member Holonyms: ↑Eichhornia, ↑genus Eichhornia

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  • Eichhornia — noun water hyacinth; water orchid • Syn: ↑genus Eichhornia • Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pontederiaceae, ↑family Pontederiaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eichhornia crassipes — noun a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States • Syn: ↑water hyacinth, ↑water orchid, ↑Eichhornia spesiosa • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Eichhornia — noun water hyacinth; water orchid • Syn: ↑Eichhornia • Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pontederiaceae, ↑family Pontederiaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • water hyacinth — noun a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States • Syn: ↑water orchid, ↑Eichhornia crassipes, ↑Eichhornia spesiosa • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • water orchid — noun a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States • Syn: ↑water hyacinth, ↑Eichhornia crassipes, ↑Eichhornia spesiosa • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • aquatic plant — noun 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 • Syn: ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrophytic plant — noun 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 • Syn: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • water plant — noun 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 • Syn: ↑aquatic plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for …   Useful english dictionary

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