water hyacinth

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  • noun

Synonyms for water hyacinth

a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers

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As the season progresses 'floaters', which also give surface cover such as Eichornia (Water hyacinth) and Pistia (Water lettuce) will become available but remember these are not hardy plants - in fact they are positively tender so don't be tempted to put them into your pond before all risk of frost has passed.
e Eichornia crassipes, mesmo secas, possuem alta capacidade de acumular ions metalicos.
A Eichornia crassipes e amplamente conhecida pela sua capacidade de remocao de metais pesados e nutrientes de solucoes e aguas contaminadas (GONCALVES JUNIOR et al.
04 [micro]g/g, were obtained in 1986 for Victoria amazonica and Eichornia crassipes, respectively (Martinelli et al.
2001), em trabalhos com a macrofita Eichornia crassipes, encontraram valores de correlacao de -0,91 e -0,81 para as concentracoes de Cd na raiz e na parte aerea em relacao ao crescimento relativo das plantas.