Echinodorus martii

Echinodorus martii is an excellent choice for the larger aquarium.  Ruffled leaf margins give this Echinodorus its common name, ruffled sword plant.  Tall upright leaves make Echinodorus martii a great choice for the centerpiece of an aquarium or background areas. 

Common Name:     Ruffled sword

Family Name:          Alismataceae

Native To:                Eastern Brazil

Lighting:                  Moderate

Requirements:          Undemanding, but like most large sword does best with regular feeding

Growth Form:           Rosette

Growth Rate:            Moderate

True Aquatic:            Yes

Placement in Tank:   Background

Available As:             Bare root