Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID229490
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namecommon water-hyacinth
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
LocalityKawainui Marsh, Maunawili Valley, between foothills of Ko'olau Mountains and Kailua Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 NameWindward Oahu
HUC10 Number2006000002
HUC12 NameMaunawili Stream
HUC12 Number200600000206
Map
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Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10353
Author:Smith, L.
Date:1978
Title:Development of the emergent vegetation in a tropical marsh (Kawainui, I'ohu).
Journal:Newsletter of the Hawaiian Botanical Society
Volume:17
Issue:1/2
Pages:2-27
Commentstropical lowland marsh plays imp role in the watershed of Maunawili Valley by stripping the water column of nutrients.Although occuring rarely throughout the bulrushes, E. crassipes also in a small pond where occassionally forms complete cover CollectorNumber: HAW
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Numberherb/Univ of Hawaii
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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