Killi Shrimp Plant species Enclycloaquaria CoF Invert Taxa

SPH - C. spiralis var. huegelii
Cryptocoryne spiralis var. huegelii

Cryptocoryne spiralis (Retzius) Fischer ex Wydler var. huegelii (Schott) Bogner



From the highlands of Maharashtra, it grows on marshy lands, and has always been a confusing plant. Thick rhizomes lies under the soil, not perennial plant; needs winter dormancy.


Karnataka (red form)

Grows fully submerged then some time to moist dry area in season. Thin narrow leaf with orange to dark brown color when submerged. Thin rhizomes, flowers in January. Perennial Cryptocoryne prefers to grow in clay mixed sand in shady areas.

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