Hydrothrix

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Hydrothrix
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Commelinales
Family: Pontederiaceae
Genus: Hydrothrix
Hook.f.[1]
Species: H. gardneri
Binomial name
Hydrothrix gardneri
Hook.f.
Synonyms
  • Hookerina gardneri Kuntze, Rev. Gen. 2: 718. 1891
  • Hydrothrix verticillaris

Hydrothrix is a monotypic flowering plant genus in the family Pontederiaceae.

The highly modified Hydrothrix gardneri is a submerged aquatic with a two-flowered pseudanthium found in Eastern Brazil. It is used as an aquarium plant.

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