Water Hyacinth Definition
A South American aquatic plant (Eichhornia crassipes) of the pickerelweed family, with swollen petioles that float on water and spikes of showy lavender flowers: a pest that blocks water traffic in the S U.S., esp. Florida.
Webster's New World
An aquatic flowering plant of the genus Eichhornia.
- Eichhornia crassipes
- Eichhornia spesiosa
- water orchid
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