Small "Swords"

Subject: Small "Swords"


> The small Echinoduras have me really puzzled.   I have tenellus,
> dwindles away in my tanks.  I bought a bunch (50 leaves) for $5 
> micro sword at Albany Aquarium.  Typical leaf (with petiole) 1mm

Did this plant grow in typical Echinodorus "rosette" fashion, or 
did single leaf blades rise up from the rhizome?  If the latter, 
it was Lillaeopsis sp., the plant usually sold under the name 
"micro sword".

Karen Randall
Aquatic Gardeners Assoc.
Boston, MA