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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-19-2018, 10:37 AM Thread Starter
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Need help ID this purple plant



Can somebody enlighten me?


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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-19-2018, 10:41 AM
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No idea. But it's cool and id like to know too haha

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-21-2018, 10:01 AM Thread Starter
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Seem like not many aqua plant in the database with this color. i'm not able to locate anything similar
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Asked on a discord channel I'm in.


Consensus is selaginella. One guy has red and green forms. Looks identical.

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Consensus is selaginella. One guy has red and green forms. Looks identical.

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Thanks, i found the actually name of this plant

https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/...l.aspx?id=1576

in fact this plant is suited to grow in area that is moist and need alot of water, I am wondering if anyone tried to grow this submerged? Will it survive?
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It won't survive submerged because it's not a true aquatic plant. There's a big difference between a plant that needs a lot of water and a plant that can live underwater all the time. It might be able to grow above the water as a riparium plant but I'm not sure.
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