> From: trigg at jane_cs.waikato.ac.nz
> He has heaps of troughs with various types of aquatic plants, and
> he gave me a few samples to try growing. Among others: a type
> of native floating fern - Azolla rubra?;
Really high light. Is this the dark red azolla? (guessing by the
name). I saw that in a California pond store. Very cool.
> a couple of types of
> Charophytes (a type of macroalgae), one of which has what looks
> like orange buds); a native Potamogeton; a native species of
> Lilaeopsis, L.ruthiana, which has cylindrical, tapering leaves
> (looks heaps cooler than the more flattened leaves of
...so the question is, can you send some through the mail to the USA?
> It also turns out that he presented a paper "New Zealand Native
> Plants For Use In Aquariums And Ponds" at the recent Aquarama in
> Singapore. He's sent me an electronic copy, so if there's
> interest, I could whip it into HTML suitable for putting on the
Please! Even if you can't put it in HTML, I'll put it up there. HTML's
become a second language for me as of late. :)
Great find, Len!
Erik D. Olson "I'd rather be right here."
olson at phys_washington.edu - A. Belew