Hydrocotyle leucocephala

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Brazilian Pennywort

Apiaceae

South America

Medium - High

5.5 - 8

Easy

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Yes

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Potted Plant, Bunch Plant

Hydrocotyle leucocephala submerged

Description:

Hydorcotyle leucocephala is a popular aquarium name that is often sold under the common name of Brazilian Pennywort.  Hybrocotyle leucocephala makes an excellent background plant and provides a unique texture with many large round green leaves.  Brazilian Pennywort can tolerate a wide range of lighting conditions making it a good choice for all levels of aquarium keepers. 

Hydrocotyle leucocephala flower                                            

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