Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(common water-hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

8 results for Eichhornia crassipes (common water-hyacinth)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3515 Eichhornia crassipes Human Health Observational Field Pontederia crassipes provides habitat for animals that vector human diseases such as... 34001
7019 Eichhornia crassipes Human Health Anecdotal N/A Eichhornia crassipes's vigorous growth and invasive characteristics have created nuisance... 30433
7020 Eichhornia crassipes Human Health Observational Field Floating mats of Eichhornia crassipes support organisms that are detrimental to human... 42105
7021 Eichhornia crassipes Human Health Observational Field Mansonioides mosquitoes, the vectors of human lymphatic filariasis causing nematode... 42105
7022 Eichhornia crassipes Human Health Observational Field Snails serving as vector for the parasite of schistosomiasis (Bilharzia) reside in the... 42105
7023 Eichhornia crassipes Human Health Anecdotal N/A Eichhornia crassipes has been implicated in harboring the causative agent for cholera. 42105
7024 Eichhornia crassipes Human Health Observational Field At the local level, increased incidences of crocodile attacks have been attributed to the heavy... 42105
7025 Eichhornia crassipes Human Health Observational Field Eichhornia crassipes can pose a risk to human health by providing a habitat for mosquitos... 30539

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