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  • Myriophyllum triphyllum

    • Scientific Name: Myriophyllum triphyllum
    • Type: Native
    • Plant Life-form Type: Submerged tall
    • Taxonomy: Orch.
    • Presence: North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands
    • Habitat: Lakes, rivers and streams, rooted in the sediment and often extending out several into the water several metres deep
    • Temperature (°C): cold water aquaria
    • Hardness (ppm): Hardy
    • Difficulty: Difficult
    • Propagation: Grows readily from stem cuttings
    • Features: Dark green to bronze feathery leaves, in whorls of 3 to 4, 10 to 15 mm long and finely pinnate. Stems are 10 to 50 cm long or more, with few divisions. Emergent leaves are reddish, ovate, entire or lobed. The flowers are small and reddish.
    • Source: TIFBIS
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