Eichhornia

noun
Eich·hor·nia | \ īˈkȯrnēə , īkˈhȯ- \

Definition of Eichhornia 

: a genus of chiefly tropical floating aquatic herbs (family Pontederiaceae) having rounded or broad clustered leaves with inflated petioles — see water hyacinth

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History and Etymology for Eichhornia

New Latin, from Johann A. F. Eichhorn †1856 Prussian official + New Latin -ia

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