Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Egeria densa Planch.
HYDROCHARITACEAE
Dense water weed
Invasive, Swaziland Status Unknown
Origin: S America.
Growth Form: Aquatic herb
Plant Description: Plant: Submerged aquatic plant with slender stems up to 3 m long. Leaves: Green, finely serrated; 1530 mm long, in whorls of 45, sometimes 38. Flowers: Yellow or cream, three-petalled; flowers about 15 mm across, long-stalked and exserted 20 mm above the water surface. Fruit: None seen; propagation by stem fragmentation.
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Comments: Possible

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