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Unknown spotting

Description:

large water-dwelling plant, leaves feel and look a bit like plastic

Habitat:

small 'pond' of about 7 to 8" deep, tropical climate



1 species ID suggestions

Druenn
Druenn a year ago
Pickerelweed
Pontederia cordata Pontederia cordata - Wikipedia

4 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 11 months ago

Pretty flowers....

JaniekevanDijk
JaniekevanDijk 11 months ago

SukanyaDatta, thanks for your suggestion, but I dont think this is the one: the flower petals of this spotting are way thicker than the ones of Eichornia crassipes. also, they lack the distinct, brigt yellow/orange spot.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 11 months ago

Water hyacinth
Eichhornia crassipes
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eichhornia...

JaniekevanDijk
JaniekevanDijk a year ago

GCDruenn, thanks for the ID, but I'm not quite sure about it

Papua, Indonesia

Lat: -3.36, Long: 135.50

Spotted on May 20, 2017
Submitted on May 25, 2017

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