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  • Centella uniflora

    • Scientific Name: Centella uniflora
    • Type: Native
    • Plant Life-form Type: short
    • Taxonomy: (Colenso) Nannf
    • Presence: North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands
    • Habitat: Common in lowland damp sites, ponds and water margins
    • Temperature (°C): cold water aquaria
    • Hardness (ppm): Hardy
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Propagation: Stem fragments with nodes, ideally where new leaves are already present
    • Features: Creeping herb forming open patches with far reaching rhizomes that root at the nodes, and give rise to stout stems. Leaves on petioles are 3 to 5 cm (up to 15 cm) long. The leaves are green (to brownish) and kidney shaped with scalloped margins. The flowers are sessile, forming heads ca 5 mm in diameter, with purplish oval petals.
    • Source: TIFBIS
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