Amazon sword plant

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    Amazon sword plant @ Sakuyakonohanakan
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    Amazon sword plant @ Sakuyakonohanakan
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    Amazon sword plant @ Sakuyakonohanakan

Basic information

Flower Name
Amazon sword plant
Formal Name
Echinodorus paniculatus
Alias
Amazon sword plant, Echinodorus paniculatus
Habitat
Mexico and Argentina
Morph
aquatic perennial plant

Comment

Amazon sword plant or called Echinodorus paniculatus (Echinodorus paniculatus) is native to Mexico and Argentina, and is an aquatic perennial plant of the Alismataceaefamily. Used in the emergent water plants, primarily as an ornamental water grass to breed tropical fish Aquarium. And looking like stalks are thick with Lance-shaped leaf.Small three-valve-white flowers bloom. 

Common name: Echinodorus paniculatus, Scientific name: Echinodorus paniculatus, alias: Amazon sword plant, Echinodorus , origin : Tropical America, Environment: Rivers and wetlands, Plant height: 30 to 50 cm, Leaf form: Sword-like to oval, Leaf edge: Whole edge, Bisexual flower, Inflorescence diameter: Conical to intrafloral, Flowering period: August- September, flower color: white, number of petals: 3, fruit type: fruit, use: ornamental aquatic plant.

Detailed information

Order
Alismatales
Family
Alismataceae
Genus
Echinodorus
Species
E. paniculatus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
3petals
Leaf type
Sword
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Marsh
Color
White
Season
AugSepNov
Height
30 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 2

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