Ottelia ulvifolia

Ottelia ulvifolia

  • Ottelia ulvifolia
  • Ottelia ulvifolia
  • Flower name
    Ottelia ulvifolia
  • Scientific name
    Ottelia ulvifolia
  • AliasAfrican ottelia
  • Place of originTropical Africa
  • Place of floweringRiver, pond
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September, October

What is Ottelia ulvifolia

Ottelia ulvifolia is an annual aquswaatic plants of the family Hydrocharitaceae native to tropical Africa. Leaves are long, linear lanceolate leaf leaf color is dark green areas into purple team, has become a wavy leaf margins. Stalk has on the surface of the water leaves will sink in water. Flower summer-and autumn-flowering, and Chevron of bright yellow, white, yellow in themp lillyiddle purple pattern and has oval-shaped bracts under the flower 3 flower. The fruit is a cylindrical shape with elliptical cross section. Aquarium cultivation can be used. 

Generic Ottelia ulvifolia, scientific name: Ottelia ulvifolia, also known as African ottelia, Place of origin: South Africa Madagascar, Living Environment: Shallow Freshwater, Grass Height: 60 cm, Life-Type: Annual Aquatic, Leaf Position: Submerged (in water), Leaf Shape: Lanceolate, Petiole: Long, Leaf Color: Green, Leaf Texture: Smooth, Leaf Length: 10-40 cm, Leaf Margin: Wavy, Flower Stem Position: On the surface of the water, Flower Color: White or Yellow with Pale Yellow Stem and Violet Pattern in the center, Flower Diameter Flower shape: 3-5 cm, flower shape: 3-petaled with oval bracts below the flower, flowering season: summer to fall, fruit: cylindrical with an oblong cross section , use: aquarium cultivation.


  • Eye
    Alismatales
  • Family
    Hydrocharitaceae
  • Genus
    Ottelia
  • Species
    O. ulvifolia
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    3-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeannual aquswaatic plants
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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