Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1247737
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StatePR
CountyLajas
LocalityLaguna Cartagena, Lajas
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010004
HUC10 NameQuebrada Boqueron to Rio Loco Watersheds
HUC10 Number2101000401
HUC12 NameWestern Valle de Lajas
HUC12 Number210100040103
Map
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Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pond | planted ornamental
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16114
Author:Zeiger, C.F.
Date:1976
Title:Aquatic plant problems in Puerto Rico
Publisher:U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Volume:A-76-1
Issue:December
Pages:24-25
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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