Comes from Sri Lanka. It is 10-25 cm tall.
It was described 1958 and named for the memory of a botanist A. Wendt deceased that year.
and green-leafed one (left)
Many species of Cryptocoryne
are variable, the main difference is
the colour of the leaves, but also inflorescences
and the general habit.
Plants cultivated emerse
look usually different than
From a similar C. beckettii it differs in
broader leaf's blade base.
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