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H Eichhornia azurea (Sw.) Kunth is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Eichhornia (family Pontederiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 242126) with original publication details: Enum. Pl. 4: 129 1843.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Eichhornia aquatica (Vell.) Schltdl. Synonym H WCSP
Eichhornia azurea var. rhizantha Seub. Synonym L WCSP
Piaropus azureus (Sw.) Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Piaropus tricolor Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Piaropus undulatus Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Pontederia aquatica Vell. Synonym H WCSP
Pontederia azurea Sw. Synonym H WCSP
Pontederia tumida Willd. ex Kunth Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-242126, and has not been changed.