Eichhornia crassipes is a species of perennial herb in the family Pontederiaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Tocantins, Espirito Santo, RondôNia, Minas Gerais, Mata AtlâNtica, Rio Grande Do Norte, AmazôNia, Pampa, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Pernambuco, Distrito Federal, Brazil, Mato Grosso, Rio De Janeiro, Piauí, Sergipe, North America, Paraná, Acre (Brazil), Ceará, SãO Paulo, GoiáS, Maranhao, Bahia, Roraima, Rio Grande Do Sul, ParaíBa, Caatinga, Pantanal, Cerrado, Alagoas, Santa Catarina, and Pará. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Trigona fulviventris.
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