Anubias gigantea

Giant Anubias

Aquarium suitability: restricted
Growth: very slow
See also: Anubias hastifolia
Range and localities: 

Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Togo, Cameroon

Height: 50 - 100 cm
Width: 50 - 100 cm

Availability [?]: 
  • rarely or not available commercially
  • rarely or not available from other aquarists

Common names: 
  • Giant Anubias

Habit, plant type:

  • rhizome or creeping stem
Botanical name [?]: Anúbias gigantéa A.Chev. ex Hutch.

Major group (unranked): Seed plants: Flowering plants (Angiosperms)
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Genus: Anubias

References and further reading:
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Growth: very slow

Propagation: Rhizomteilung, Splitting, cutting off daughter plants

Can grow emersed?: yes

Suited for outdoor cultivation / ponds: no

Winter hardiness: not hardy in Germany

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TODO Anubias gigantea is also known as Giant Anubias.

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