Kochuripana

1-dsc06152 The Water hyacinth in Bengal (India) and Bangladesh is known as Kochuripana (কছুরীপানা). It is a tropical floating aquatic plant. Its scientific name is Eichornia crassipes. Of its Genus has seven variant species. The same plants were observed around huge area of the Backwaters of Alleppy, Kerala. These are the representative photographs of the same plants floating on the Backwater of Alleppy, Kerala. The variant is the same what we commonly see in Bengal. Therefore when we say, Kerala has got some similarities with Bengal, this may be added to the list of common things, for example.

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