Common Name: Giant sensitive fern
Origins: Southern Africa
Requirements: Temps 68° to 86°F, PH 5.5 to 9.0
Aeschynomene fluitans is a flowering floater plant often found on the surface of slow-moving rivers, ponds and flood plains. Its stems are hollow, becoming somewhat white and hairy with age.
The Leaves consist of 16-26 pairs of leaflets that slowly closes when touched.