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The Aquatic Plant Society – Murdannia sp. ‘Red’
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Murdannia sp. ‘Red’

Common Name:
Family: Commelinaceae
Genus: Murdannia
Origins: Unknown, possibly Southern India
Difficulty: Medium
Growth Rate: Medium
Placement: Mid-Background
Requirements: Medium-High light, Temps 68° to 86°F, PH 5.5 to 9.0

 

Under water, this plant develops strongly undulate leaves with a thin membrane and brownish red to pink coloured leaves. The lateral veins are of a slightly darker colour, which gives the leaf a marbled look.
The alternate leaves grow in two lines and have a lineal form. Murdannia sp. ‘Red’ mostly comes into trade after being cultivated emersed, thus its looks are rather inconspicuous.

The emersed stems have a creeping growth habit, are of a brownish red, and their leaves are medium green, slightly undulate and rather robust-looking.

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