Thursday, May 21, 2015

Mexican sword-plant (Echinodorus palifolius)

An introduced marsh herb cultivated, escaped and probably naturalized along pond margins, marshy areas and ditches around Colombo*. Mexican sword-plant is a popular aquarium plant native to South America.

*Naturalized populations observed at Thalangama tank, Kotte marshes and Bellanwila-Attidiya sanctuary. 

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