Plant identification assistance
I received a great used plant, but cannot determine what it is after viewing thousands of images online. Worse part is I know I've owned this plant before a very long time ago, so I should recall the name, but age (or beer) must be catching up with me. Any assistance determining what I have is appreciated.
Leaves are light green and very similar to aponogetons ulvaceus - same color/shape, just not as long, leaves seem to grow to a max length of about 4-6" and have a longer stem than aponogetons ulvaceus. The base is large and appears to have the scars of previous leafings, much like you would see on a tropical palm tree. The base does root down.
A picture is attached, and more can be provided if needed.
Please let me know if I can provide any additional information and *Thanks* in advance for any assistance!
It almost looks like Draceana Compacta or Pineapple plant but I can't find a picture of the "rhizome" part to verify it.
Otherwise I would guess it is some kind of sword like a red melon sword or something similar with an odd shaped bulb from constant removal of the leaves.
no idea but the UK aquatic plant society will be able to help you
Thanks for the help! I think I've about got it figured out - after digging around using the info I received here, I found a post at thekrib that has a picture of Nuphar sp. (not sure what the sp is), AKA Spatterdock. If this is indeed what it is, there is some indication that the clippings could die in a few months, so hopefully that wont be the case. For now its growing well, new leaves, roots shooting down, good color/hardiness.
We'll see - Thanks again!!
Could be right, the "bulb" does kinda look the same. Sounds like a good plant.
You are correct fish_4_all - it is indeed nuphar japonicum as your picture showed. You da man! :)
Thanks for your time and assistance!
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