Egeria densa (weed)

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Egeria densa (weed) Planch. - (Brazilian waterweed)

This is an invasive aquatic weed in many subtropical and warmer temperate regions. It is native to South America and has become a popular aquarium plant in many countries. When it escapes and establishes in the wild, it can form dense mats in shallow fresh water bodies.

For details see the respective page in Wikipedia.

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Dichtblättrige Wasserpest
• English: Brazilian waterweed


Synonyms:
Elodea densa