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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 3 years ago
Pickerelweed
Pontederia cordata Pontederia cordata - Wikipedia


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4 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 2 years ago

Pretty flowers....

JaniekevanDijk
JaniekevanDijk 2 years 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 2 years ago

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

JaniekevanDijk
JaniekevanDijk 3 years ago

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

JaniekevanDijk
Spotted by
JaniekevanDijk

Papua, Indonesia

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

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