Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1333520
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StatePR
CountyCidra
LocalityLake Cidra, near the Treasure Island Hotel
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameRio de Bayamon to Rio Hondo Watersheds
HUC10 Number2101000506
HUC12 NameRio de Bayamon at Lago de Cidra Dam
HUC12 Number210100050601
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month3
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | released
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 [4/8/2020].

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