Mayaca sp. "Santarem Red"

Aquarium suitability: yes
Usage: Background, Midground
See also: Mayaca fluviatilis , Mayaca sellowiana
Range and localities: 

Brazil, Pará: vicinity of Santarém

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

Habit, plant type:

  • stem
Major group (unranked): Seed plants: Flowering plants (Angiosperms)
Order: Poales
Family: Mayacaceae
Genus: Mayaca


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Light medium to high 

Propagation: Cuttings

Can grow emersed?: unknown

Suited for outdoor cultivation / ponds: unknown

Winter hardiness: not hardy in Germany

There is no detailled information for cultivating this plant yet.
Aquascaping: fine-leaved

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