Cryptocoryne × willisii "Pigmea"

Aquarium suitability: yes
Usage: Midground, Nano tanks, Foreground, group, Foreground, ground cover
Difficulty: easy
Growth: slow
See also: Cryptocoryne pygmaea , Cryptocoryne × willisii "nevillii"
Range and localities: 

Mutation obtained from T/C labs of Cryptocoryne x willisii "Nevillii"; origin of the wild type: central highland of Sri Lanka

Availability [?]: 
  • frequently available commercially

  • Cryptocoryne ''pigmea''

Misapplied names: 
  • Cryptocoryne pygmaea

Habit, plant type:

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

References and further reading:
  1. Blog posting about Cryptocoryne ''pigmea'' on ''Fish fingers'', March 6, 2013 (, accessed 20 July 2013)
Growth: slow

Propagation: Runners, Rhizomteilung, Splitting, cutting off daughter plants

Can grow emersed?: yes

Suited for outdoor cultivation / ponds: unknown

Winter hardiness: not hardy in Germany

There is no detailled information for cultivating this plant yet.
medium green

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