Amazon sword plant

Echinodorus paniculatus

  • Amazon sword plant
  • Amazon sword plant
  • Amazon sword plant
  • Amazon sword plant
  • Amazon sword plant
  • Amazon sword plant
  • Flower name
    Amazon sword plant
  • Scientific name
    Echinodorus paniculatus
  • Aliasアマゾンソードプランツ, Amazon sword plant, アマゾンソード, Echinodorus paniculatus
  • Place of originMexico and Argentina
  • Place of floweringWetlands
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, November

What is Amazon sword 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.


  • Eye
    Alismatales
  • Family
    Alismataceae
  • Genus
    Echinodorus
  • Species
    E. paniculatus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    3-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeaquatic perennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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