HyperDic: eichhornia_spesiosa

English > 1 sense of the expression Eichhornia spesiosa:
NOUNplantEichhornia spesiosa, water hyacinth, water orchid, Eichhornia crassipesa tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers
English > Eichhornia spesiosa: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States.
Synonymswater hyacinth, water orchid, Eichhornia crassipes
Member ofEichhornia, genus Eichhorniawater hyacinth
Broaderaquatic plant, water plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plantA plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus / lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth

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