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E. bleheri

> Date: Tue, 15 Apr 1997 22:56:14 -0600
> From: sealaw at nela_org (Macon Cowles)
> George, I thought that your wonderful photo on the front of every
> issue of Vlume 7 of The Aquatic Gardner showed an Echinodorus bleheri
> in your tank as the centerpiece.  Looking at one of those issues now,
> I see that there are pronounced veins in the leaves, so maybe the
> photograph showed E.  osiris (Red Amazon Sword, Baensch Vol 1, p.
> 124)?

No, I'm pretty sure it was a E. bleheri.  We had an E. osiris in our
90 gallon tank and it was very different.  Rounder, larger leaves.
Most Echinodorus have very pronounced veins.