Cryptocoryne ciliata

(Roxburgh) Schott 1857

This helophyte comes from South-Eastern Asia. It can be 60 cm tall.

Plants in its habitat.
photo: Aquarienpflanzen, © Franckh-Kosmos Verlags-GmbH & Co., Stuttgart
Drawing of this species.
Akwarium od A do Z draw. Dariusz Chojnowski
Its inflorescence. The spathe has distinct ciliae.
That's why it's named ciliata
photo: "Kwiaty" 1984/4
In 2004 I bought this species. It was 15 cm tall.
Its leaves are very stiff as for a Cryptocoryne.

The Crypts Pages: C. ciliata
page created on 2003-05-28
last updated on 2004-05-22