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Common name

English: Arrow-Leaf Monochoria

Mandarin: 箭叶雨久花 (jian ye yu jiu hua)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Liliales (114)

        Family: Pontederiaceae (5)(family description)

          Genus: Monochoria (2)

            Epithet: hastata (L.) Solms (2)

hastata => spear or halberd-like (hasta, spear)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, purple, violet

External links

Check for Monochoria hastata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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