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Echinodorus opacus

Aquarium suitability: yes
Usage: Midground
Difficulty: medium
Growth: slow
See also: Echinodorus 'Apart' , Echinodorus portoalegrensis
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Range and localities: 

Southeastern Brazil: Paraná and Santa Catarina

Availability [?]: 
  • rarely or not available commercially

Habit, plant type:

  • rosette
Botanical name [?]: Echinódorus opácus Rataj

Major group (unranked): Seed plants: Flowering plants (Angiosperms)
Order: Alismatales
Family: Alismataceae
Genus: Echinodorus


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References and further reading:
  1. Kasselmann, Christel (2001): Echinodorus. Die beliebtesten Aquarienpflanzen. - Ettlingen: Dähne Verlag GmbH: 130-132.
  2. Lehtonen, S. & Falck, D. (2011): Watery Varieties: aquarium plant diversity from aesthetic, commercial, and systematic perspectives. In: Aquino, J. C.: Ornamental Plants: Types, Cultivation and Nutrition. - Nova Science Pub Incorporated, 2011.
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