Eichhornia azurea

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Anchored water hyacinth
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E. azurea flowering
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Commelinales
Family: Pontederiaceae
Genus: Eichhornia
Species: E. azurea
Binomial name
Eichhornia azurea
(Swartz) Kunth

Eichhornia azurea is a water hyacinth from the Americas, sometimes known as anchored water hyacinth. It is of some interest as an aquarium plant.

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