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Re: Ammania coloration differences emersed

Steve Pushak said...

>I have a large Ammania which has very pink leaves underwater however all
>of the emersed leaves are very green. Paul K mentioned (on the Crypt
>list) that emersed Crypts are often green whereas the submersed leaves
>can show beautiful red, brown and purple pigmentation. Why is this?

Are you sure that you have Ammannia? Your description fits perfectly
the growing habits and coloration of my Nesea sp. 

Dave Whittaker
Gloucester, Ontario
ac554 at FreeNet_Carleton.ca