Cryptocoryne crispatula var. tonkinensis

Aquarium suitability: yes
Usage: Background, Midground
See also: Cryptocoryne crispatula var. balansae , Cryptocoryne crispatula var. flaccidifolia , Cryptocoryne crispatula var. kubotae
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Range and localities: 

Northern Vietnam and southeastern China (Guangxi)

  • Cryptocoryne tonkinensis Gagnep.
  • Cryptocoryne retrospiralis var. tonkinensis (Gagnep.) de Wit

Habit, plant type:

  • rosette
Botanical name [?]: Cryptocóryne crispátula var. tonkinénsis (Gagnep.) N. Jacobsen

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


Cryptocoryne crispatula var. tonkinensis comes from Vietnam and southeastern China (Guangxi). It is distinct from an extremely narrow-leaved plant from eastern Thailand that was long known as "C. tonkinensis", now described as a new variety (Cryptocoryne crispatula var. kubotae).

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