water hyacinth (#2352)

Materialwater hyacinth
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ other plants ▸ water hyacinth
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-01
LiteratureA. Schaap: Waterhyacinth, problem or product -Literature study of potential waterhyacinth applications (in Dutch). Groningen, University of Groningen.(2003)


Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 18.60

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 18.60 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 32.00 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 28.00 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 19.10 Measured


Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 97.70 Calculated