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  • Potamogeton ochreatus

    • Blunt pondweed

    • Scientific Name: Potamogeton ochreatus
    • Type: Native
    • Plant Life-form Type: Submerged tall
    • Taxonomy: Raoul
    • Presence: North and South Islands
    • Habitat: Lakes and slow flowing rivers
    • Temperature (°C): cold water aquaria
    • Hardness (ppm): Hardy
    • Difficulty: Moderate
    • Propagation: Stem cuttings and seed
    • Features: P. ochreatus has long branched stems. Leaves are bright to dark green, membranous, sessile and 6 to 10 cm long, by 3 to 5mm wide. The leaf margins are flat and the leaf tip obtuse. There are numerous fine, longitudinal veins in the leaves. The flower spike is dense, up to 1.5 cm long, and the achenes are flattened, with a ridged keel and curved beak.
    • Source: TIFBIS
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