Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1333518
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StatePR
CountyArecibo
LocalityRio Grande of Arecibo, obstructing the passage of the water through PR-123 bridge on the Carr
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCibuco-Guajataca
HUC8 Number21010002
HUC10 NameRio Grande de Arecibo Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000204
HUC12 NameRio Grande de Arecibo at mouth
HUC12 Number210100020414
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month5
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed flood
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27835
Author:Antillean group of Invasive Species (GAEI).
Date:2018
Title:Atlas de Especies Invasoras de Puerto Rico
Publisher:University of Puerto Rico Agricultural Sciences
CommentsGAEI report
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/28/2020].

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