Common Hygrophila (Hygrophila polysperma)
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Alternative names[edit | edit source]
- Common Hygrophila, Indian Swampweed, East Indian Hygrophila, Miramar Weed
- Green Hygro - Hygrophila polysperma
- Sunset Hygro - Hygrophila polysperma 'Rosanervig'
- Ceylon Hygro - Hygrophila polysperma 'Ceylon'
Origin[edit | edit source]
- South East Asia
Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]
- Fast growing plant, perfect for beginners with basic tank lighting. This plant has become a common invasive weed in waters in Florida.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- There are several colour forms available for this plant, there is the green with thin leaves, a green with broader leaves, and another where new growth is red-pink. It is fast growing and easy to take cuttings from.