Post Reply
3 posts • Page 1 of 1
Postby vasteq » 07 Feb 2017 18:22




Planiccaulis it is still one of the most magnificent fissidens found in aquarium. Its unique design create dark-green branches and oblique stacked leaves. Its slow growth makes it very desirable moss. Could not be confused with any other Fissidens. One of my favourite moss.





http://bucephalandraplants.blogspot.com/2014/01/deutsch-bucephalandra-magische-pflanze.html
vasteq
Posts: 283
Joined: 12 Nov 2010 15:44
Location: POLAND
Feedback: 14 (94%)
Postby Sumpfheini » 11 Feb 2017 18:36
Hi Tomasz,

I haven't yet cultivated it, but I also think it's a very remarkable Fissidens.
Maybe this one, traded as "var. Planiccaulis" (imported from Asia?), is not different from other F. grandifrons as it occurs e.g. in Europe. The species was already presented in this thread:
moose-amp-farne/fissidens-grandifrons-t10273.html
Further below in the thread photos of F. grandifrons found in Switzerland.

The name addition "var. Planiccaulis" is apparently derived from the variety name F. grandifrons var. planicaulis. In "Flora of China" this variety is not accepted but treated as a synonym of the species, F. grandifrons.
http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=4&taxon_id=200001058

Fissidens grandifrons has an astonishingly wide distribution: Asia, Europe, Africa, North America. Typical of flowing waters with limestone ground. So it should tolerate high KH also in aquariums. Do your experiences with this moss confirm that?

Gruß
Heiko

(Übersetzung:
Ich habe es noch nicht kultiviert, aber ich denke auch, dass es ein sehr bemerkeswertes Fissidens ist.
Vielleicht ist dieses, das als "var. Planiccaulis" (aus Asien importiert?) gehandel wird, nicht verschieden von anderem F. grandifrons, wie es z.B. in Europa vorkommt. Die Art wurde bereits in diesem Thread vorgestellt:
moose-amp-farne/fissidens-grandifrons-t10273.html
Weiter unten im Thread Fotos von F. grandifrons aus der Schweiz.

Der Namenszusatz "var. Planiccaulis" ist offenbar vom Varietäten-Namen F. grandifrons var. planicaulis abgeleitet. In "Flora of China" wird diese Varietät nicht akzeptiert, sondern mit der Art F. grandifrons synonymisiert.
http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=4&taxon_id=200001058

Fissidens grandifrons hat eine erstaunlich weite Verbreitung: Asien, Europa, Afrika, Nordamerika. Typisch für fließende Gewässer mit Kalkstein-Untergrund. Als sollte die Art auch im Aquarium eine hohe KH vertragen. Hast du mit diesem Moos bereits Erfahrungen gemacht, die darauf hindeuten?)
User avatar
Sumpfheini
Team Flowgrow
Posts: 5222
Joined: 04 Sep 2007 09:20
Location: Braunschweig
Feedback: 2 (100%)
Postby vasteq » 14 Feb 2017 12:11
My water has KH about 6, but not always I was check it. So maybe this is the reason why it grow so slow. Maybe Grandifrons will grow faster when KH is higher. I should check it.
http://bucephalandraplants.blogspot.com/2014/01/deutsch-bucephalandra-magische-pflanze.html
vasteq
Posts: 283
Joined: 12 Nov 2010 15:44
Location: POLAND
Feedback: 14 (94%)
3 posts • Page 1 of 1
Related topics Replies Views Last post
Fissidens fontanus: 2 verschiedene Formen
Attachment(s) by Sumpfheini » 16 Nov 2012 15:35
0 716 by Sumpfheini View the latest post
16 Nov 2012 15:35
Fissidens Dubius "Toshua Houougoke"
Attachment(s) by vasteq » 03 Mar 2017 21:57
3 1053 by vasteq View the latest post
07 Mar 2017 18:15
Fissidens Geminiflorus "Nagasaki"
Attachment(s) by vasteq » 17 Oct 2012 19:11
1 953 by vasteq View the latest post
07 Feb 2017 17:08
Fissidens sp. "Miroshaki Moss"
Attachment(s) by vasteq » 14 Apr 2014 18:43
9 2403 by cryptingo View the latest post
13 Jan 2017 19:07
Fissidens sp. "Khao Sok"
Attachment(s) by Sumpfheini » 28 Jan 2013 16:53
10 2036 by vasteq View the latest post
19 Oct 2016 16:31

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest