Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2017)
Monographic study of Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms
Author(s): Shiv Pratap Singh, Beena Kumari
Abstract: Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms (Water hyacinth) is an aquatic perennial macrophyte present through out of the world. It is considered as an invasive plant in India. It is used as fertilizer, animal feed, paper making and as fibre for energy production. The review contains taxonomic and anatomical study along with phytochemistry, pharmacological activities and economic uses.