[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

aquatic orchid

In a message dated 2/1/2000 3:59:52 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:

> I have a pond plant with the common name 
>  aquatic orchid. It does not look like a real orchid it had bright green 
> leafs which are paddle shaped and yellow flowers that look a little 
unusual. I 
> just found the scientific name Limnocharis flava. It is a member of the 
>  family. In the tropics it can become a weed. It is a little hard to find 
>  the moment.

that's the trouble with common names.  lots of plants are called "orchid" 
when they are not.  Limnocharis flava is not in the orchid family.  not even 
close.  and it's not really an aquarium plant, but a bog plant.

wade, how did the seeds i sent you do?

tsuh yang chen, nyc, USA