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Aponogeton distachyos, Water Hawthorn, Vleikos, Cape Pond Weed, Water Hyacinth

Aponogeton distachyos

Water Hawthorn, Vleikos, Cape Pond Weed, Water Hyacinth
Family: Aponogetonaceae
Origin: Africa
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunBog or aquaticWhite/off-white flowersFragrant

Aponogeton distachyos is an aquatic plant growing from a tuberous rhizome. The flowers are produced on an erect spike with two branches; they are sweetly scented, with one or two white petal-like perianth segments, and six or more dark purple-brown stamens.

It is also used as an aquarium and pond plant.



Aponogeton distachyos, Water Hawthorn, Vleikos, Cape Pond Weed, Water Hyacinth
Aponogeton distachyos, Water Hawthorn, Vleikos, Cape Pond Weed, Water Hyacinth


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/aponogeton_distachyos.htm