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
Native, Nationally endangered
- Scientific Name: Ricciocarpos natans
- Type: Native
- Plant Life-form Type: Free-floating
- Taxonomy: L.
- Presence: North and South Island
- Habitat: Floating on still fertile watres of ponds and drains.
- Temperature (°C): cold water aquaria
- Hardness (ppm): Hardy
- Difficulty: Difficult
- Propagation: Vegetative f ragments
- Features: Floating on the surface often with Azolla and duckweeds. Floating plates with a distinctive central furrow, up to 2 cm long. These divide into two and then fragment. Purplish or black hair like scales are present on the underside of the plant.
- Source: TIFBIS
- Synonym: Ricciocarpus natans