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  • Callitriche petriei

    • Scientific Name: Callitriche petriei
    • Type: Native
    • Plant Life-form Type: short
    • Taxonomy: Mason
    • Presence: North, South and Chatham Islands
    • Habitat: Margins of lakes, ponds and waterways
    • Temperature (°C): cold water aquaria
    • Hardness (ppm): Hardy
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Propagation: Stem fragments with nodes
    • Features: C. petriei is a soft, creeping herb with prostrate (5 to 30 cm long), ascending or erect banches (up to ca 7 cm tall). The leaves are obovate when out of the water (ca 3mm long) and thin and longer (ca to 6 to 11 mm) spathulate when submerged. The plants are dioecious. The flowers are solitary, usually on alternate sides of the stem.
    • Source: TIFBIS
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