Subject: crypt question
> Now on to my plant question. I have a crypt. that I can't ident
> probably means it's one of the most common ones. If that's the
> humor me. It is deep red and brown with ruffled lance shaped le
> wide and 4-5" long. The leaves hug the ground as in lay on the
> not fighting for light. It seems easy to grow and has spread ou
> everywhere. Also it seems not prone to melting (could it not be
> : P ) Anyway, I have a feeling it's common because its so hard
> in advance,
Identifying a Cryptocoryne is very difficult for an aquatic
botanist with the plant in hand unless they can get it to flower.
Considering that, it's almost impossible to do it from a written
description. Cryps in general grow very differently depending on
cultural variations. My best guess is that this is a C. wendtii
of some sort since so many of the unnamed cultivars offered
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