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  • Myriophyllum pedunculatum

    • Scientific Name: Myriophyllum pedunculatum
    • Type: Native
    • Plant Life-form Type: Submerged short
    • Taxonomy: Hook. f.
    • Presence: North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands
    • Habitat: Shallow water, muddy or gravelly lake or stream margins
    • Temperature (°C): up to 28
    • Hardness (ppm): Hardy
    • Difficulty: Moderate
    • Propagation: Grows readily from stem cuttings
    • Features: Characterised by creeping stems with erect branches (2 to 10 cm tall). Leaves are opposite, linear, entire and sub-acute (5 to 10 mm long). The stem arrangement and habit is simlar to M. votschii, and can look similar to emergent forms of M. propinquum. Minute flowers (pink/red) are found in the axils of the upper leaves in the summer months, and viable seed is produced.
    • Source: TIFBIS
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