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

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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

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

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