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IGKV WEED SEARCH

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Water hyacinth, Keladi Bunting

Halbi Name Photka lata
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Jalkumbhi
Scientific name Eichhornia crassipes (Malay)
Family
Season
Description
Plant Large aquatic herb that can float on the water unattached to the bottom.
Leaves Inflated hollow leaf stalk with a round waxy green leaf. Photo Gallery
Flower Clusters, light purple, 6-lobed.
Fruit/ seed Capsule with seeds. Seeds are dispersed by birds and can remain viable for 15-20 years
Habitat and distribution Perennial water body
Flowering and fruiting November - December
Associated with Floating flora of water
Habit Perennial
Inflorescence

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