Databases compiled from the Ministry of Primary Industries list of Tropical fish allowed to be imported into New Zealand.
Freshwater Fish A toH. Freshwater Fish I to Z. Tropical Marine Fish .
Killifish on list Marine Invertebrates. Exotic Reptiles and Amphibians
Alternanthera sessilis Var.Lilacin
- Scientific Name: Alternanthera sessilis Var.Lilacin
- Origin: America & Africa
- Temperature (°C): 20 - 25
- pH range: 6.8 - 7.0
- Hardness (ppm): 80 - 150
- Light: Strong
- Height: 100 - 1000mm
- Difficulty: Demanding
- Notes: Leaves are olive green on the upper surface sometimes red on both sides if kept in bright light. Requires good clean water for success. Produces tiny flowers on white bracts on leaf axes. Not a true aquatic plant.
- Propagation: Vegetatively from cuttings
- Source: FNZAS