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6th Dec 2009, 10:19 PM

Anybody can help me to identify this plant?

6th Dec 2009, 11:04 PM
Staurogyne sp ??

7th Dec 2009, 12:06 AM
Yes. It is Staurogyne sp.

7th Dec 2009, 12:20 AM
Yes it's Staurogyne sp.

From Tropica
Staurogyne sp. is a freshly green, compact and hardy plant for the foreground of the aquarium and it was found in River Rio Cristalino in the southern Amazonas. Its nearest relative in the aquaristic is Hygrophila but Staurogyne sp. is different with its marked compact, low and bushy stature and small green leaves. During planting in the aquarium, the longest upright shoots should be cut off and new horizontally creeping shoots will soon form from the plant basis and gradually colonize the gravel.

Family: Acanthaceae
Continent: South America
Country of origin: Brazil
Height: 3-10+ cm
Width: 5-10+ cm
Light requirements: medium-high
Temperature: 20-28 C
Hardness tolerance: soft-very hard
pH tolerance: 6-8
Growth: slow
Demands: easy

Here's the link to Tropica (http://www.tropica.dk/article.asp?type=aquaristic&id=864)

7th Dec 2009, 06:42 AM
Many thanks for the quick help my friends!
I have not take care about plants for some time.