Hemigraphis repanda

Dragon flame

Aquarium suitability: no
Common names: 
  • Dragon flame
  • Dragon's breath
  • Dragon's tongue
  • Waffle plant

  • Ruellia repanda L.

Habit, plant type:

  • stem
Botanical name [?]: Hemigraphis repánda (L.) Hallier f.

Major group (unranked): Seed plants: Flowering plants (Angiosperms)
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Hemigraphis

References and further reading:
  1. Reimherr, P.: Hemigraphis repanda. - Bayerische Landesanstalt für Weinbau und Gartenbau, Arbeitsgruppe Neue Zierpflanzen (accessed 25.10.2012)
  2. Entry Hemigraphis repanda at Wikispecies (accessed 25.10.2012)
Winter hardiness: not hardy in Germany

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TODO Hemigraphis repanda is also known as Dragon flame, Dragon's breath, Dragon's tongue and Waffle plant.

Wasserpflanzen sind ein fester Bestandteil der meisten Aquarien. Beim Aquascaping, dem Naturaquarium, Biotop-Aquarium oder dem Gesellschaftsaquarium sind Wasserpflanzen nicht nur für die Wasserqualität entscheidend, sondern sorgen auch stets für eine optische Aufwertung des Aquariums.