Pontederia cordata L.

Common name

English: Pickerelweed

German: Herzbl├Ąttrige Pontederie

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Liliales (113)

        Family: Pontederiaceae (5) (family description)

          Genus: Pontederia (1)

           Epithet: cordata L. (2)

cordata => heart-shaped, as of leaves having the stalk at the notched end

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, white

External links

Check for Pontederia cordata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

Literature

Search for more

SCIRUS