Eichhornia crassipes

Eichhornia crassipes

  • Eichhornia crassipes
  • Eichhornia crassipes
  • Eichhornia crassipes
  • Eichhornia crassipes
  • Eichhornia crassipes
  • Eichhornia crassipes
  • Flower name
    Eichhornia crassipes
  • Scientific name
    Eichhornia crassipes
  • Alias布袋葵, ホテイソウ, 布袋草, ウオーター・ヒアシンス, water hyacinth
  • Place of originAmazonian river basin of South America
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Potted flower, River, pond, Rice paddies
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September
  • Language of flowersLove fun

What is Eichhornia crassipes

Eichhornia crassipes , Water hyacinth (Mussium: Scientific name: Eichhornia crassipes) is native to the Amazonian river basin of South America and is a floating aquatic plant of the family Pontederiaceae. In the summer, light purple flowers come in bloom. The bulging petiole has become a floating sac. Because it is easy to breed widely, it may be a nuisance plant in the pond etc.

Common name: Eichhornia crassipes, Scientific name: Eichhornia crassipes, aka: Water hyacinth, Origin: Tropical America, Plant height: 20-40 cm, flowering time : June-September, flower color: light purple.


  • Order
    Commelinales
  • Family
    Pontederiaceae
  • Genus
    Eichhornia
  • Species
    E. crassipes
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typefloating aquatic plant
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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