Amazon sword plant
Flower NameAmazon sword plant
Formal NameEchinodorus paniculatus
AliasAmazon sword plant, Echinodorus paniculatus
HabitatMexico and Argentina
Morphaquatic perennial plant
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
SeasonAug Sep Nov
Height30 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter1 ~ 2