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Hydrilla verticillata(HYLLI)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: HYLLI
  • Preferred name: Hydrilla verticillata
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Royle

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Hydrilla lithuanica (Besser) Dandy
Vallisneria verticillata (Linnaeus) Roxburgh

Common names
Name Language
Grundnessel German
quirlblättrige Grundnessel German
Esthwaite waterweed English (GB)
Florida elodea English
hydrilla English (US)
water-thyme English
elodea de Florida Spanish
hydrilla Spanish
hydrille de Lithuanie French
jhangi Hindi
sevar Hindi
peste d'acqua Italian
kuromo Japanese
クルモ Japanese
검정말 Korean
geom jeong mal Korean
menturlapė ežerutė Lithuanian
mieturu hidrilla Latvian
hydrilla Dutch
гидрилла мутовчатая Russian
hei zao Chinese
黑藻 Chinese
Kingdom Plantae ( 1PLAK )
Phylum Magnoliophyta ( 1MAGP )
Class Angiospermae ( 1ANGC )
Category Basal monocotyledons ( 1MOND )
Order Alismatales ( 1ALIO )
Family Hydrocharitaceae ( 1HYDF )
Genus Hydrilla ( 1HYLG )
Species Hydrilla verticillata ( HYLLI )