Rotala mexicana "Goiás"

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Aquarium suitability: yes
Usage: Nano tanks, Foreground, group, Foreground, ground cover
Difficulty: medium
Growth: fast
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Range and localities: 

Brazil: Goiás


Height: 2 - 10 cm

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

Synonyms: 
  • Rotala sp. 'Goiás'

Habit, plant type:

  • stem
  • rhizome or creeping stem
Botanical name [?]: Rotála mexicána Cham. & Schltdl.

Major group (unranked): Seed plants: Flowering plants (Angiosperms)
Order: Myrtales
Family: Lythraceae
Genus: Rotala

Description: 

This plant became known as Rotala sp. 'Goiás' in the hobby. Later on it was identified as a member of the very variable, widely distributed species Rotala mexicana zählt.
The submersed habit of R. mexicana 'Goiás' is creeping, dense populations also grow upright.

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