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  • Azolla filiculoides

    • Azolla 

    • Scientific Name: Azolla filiculoides
    • Type: Native
    • Plant Life-form Type: Free-floating
    • Taxonomy: Lam.
    • Presence: North and South Island, widespread
    • Habitat: Floating on still fertile watres of ponds and drains
    • Temperature (°C): cold water aquaria
    • Hardness (ppm): Hardy
    • Difficulty: Easy, can become a nuisance
    • Propagation: Vegetative f ragments
    • Features: This floating fern is characterised by its small size (plant 1 to 1.25 cm long), small lobes (1.5 mm long) and green or red colour, and distinguished from A. pinnata by its irregular branching and simple unbranched roots.
    • Source: TIFBIS
    • Synonym: A. rubra R. Br.
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