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byork
10-10-2013, 11:59 AM
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/11/6yry2uzy.jpg

What do you think it is?

kwseiders
10-10-2013, 12:40 PM
How big around are the stems and leaves? I.E. Mayaca fluviatilis (which I don't think this is) is only about 1" or less around, whereas Ludwigia inclinata is about 3" around. It looks like some kind of Limnophila, but I am not sure yet. I want some.

gofish
10-10-2013, 01:28 PM
It might be Pogostemon erectus.

byork
10-10-2013, 02:01 PM
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/11/remy7eju.jpg

Please excuse the dry erase writing on the glass.

This picture may be a better reference for size. My thoughts are
Pogostemon erectus (maybe stellata, I have high nitrates)
Hydrotriche hottoniiflora
Eriocaulan setaceum
Bacopa myriophylloides

I have been looking on the net all day. It is not in any of my books. I can't find any description that fits it exactly.

The stem is almost a 1/4" in the thickest point. There are 6 leaves per node. The top is more colored. The leaves are needle looking but and alternate/whorl.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/11/utysu7ed.jpg

The entire plant is far more bendy than it looks. It is not brittle at all. It is very flexible.

ronv
10-10-2013, 03:38 PM
I can't help you id the plants... but they look great.

byork
10-10-2013, 05:57 PM
Thank you Ron I appreciate the complement

Perrin150
10-10-2013, 10:17 PM
Good looking angels you got there!!!! :)

byork
10-11-2013, 05:49 AM
Thank you. They are camera hogs, and beggars :)

aXio
10-11-2013, 06:25 AM
I vote Pogostemon erectus

kwseiders
10-11-2013, 07:22 AM
It does match the pogostemon erectus pictures. It does not match any of the other pictures. It slightly resembles the eriocaulan, but the nodes are different. Brian had some pogostemon erectus (gofish on the forum) maybe he can say for sure. I remember him saying that when he changes water in his tank, the p. erectus was still erect, it stood up, unlike other plants that fall over when the water level drops.

byork
10-11-2013, 08:35 AM
Thank you. I will try the stand up test.