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Cryptocoryne undulata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Araceae
Tribe  Cryptocoryneae
Scientific name  Cryptocoryne undulata
Rank  Species
Order  Alismatales
Subfamily  Aroideae
Genus  Cryptocoryne
Higher classification  Cryptocoryne
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Similar  Cryptocoryne, Cryptocoryne beckettii, Cryptocoryne wendtii, Cryptocoryne × willisii, Cryptocoryne walkeri

Plant profiles cryptocoryne undulata


Cryptocoryne undulata (also known as Undulate cryptocoryne) is a plant species belonging to the Aroid genus Cryptocoryne.

Contents

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Taxonomy

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In the literature of the 60's this plant was considered a form of C. willisii but see the cryptocoryne page for a discussion of the name change and the 'diploid and 'triploid' forms.

Distribution

Sri Lanka, Thailand

Description

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Its long, ruffled dark green leaves may grow to more than 14 inches (35 cm) when mature. It is variable in form under different conditions and origin; low light levels may produce light green leaves.

Cultivation

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Considered one of the easier cryptocorynes to grow in an aquarium, it will grow well partially and fully submersed and flowers relatively easily. It prefers bright light and a temperature range of 72-82 degrees F (22-28 degrees C). The 'diploid' form forms runners. Common in the aquarium trade.

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References

Cryptocoryne undulata Wikipedia


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