Definitions for water hyacinth
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a floating freshwater plant, Eichornia crassipes, related to the pickerelweed, that grows so prolifically it often hinders the passage of boats.
Origin of water hyacinth:
water hyacinth, water orchid, Eichhornia crassipes, Eichhornia spesiosa(noun)
a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States
either of several tropical aquatic plants of the genus Eichhornia, related to the pickerel weed
The seven species of water hyacinth constitute the genus Eichhornia.
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