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I received this from a friend, and love it to death, but have no idea what it is called. I thought maybe someone here could help me ID it.

Thanks in advance!

And here it is in the middle of the tank
 

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I believe it is Eichornia azurea as well......from what I've heard if it's allowed to reach the surface it will develop into the floating form, which supposedly is very difficult to revert back to the stem form....
 

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It might be Hygrophila corymbosa 'augustifolia'.
 

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Thnaks so much! Off to research a bit, now that I at least have a few jumping off points!! :biggrin:
 

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Nope...IMO it is Eichhornia azurea for sure~. I had a bunch of them~
 

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I've got both in the same tank, it is the hygro. Look at the vein running down the middle of the leaf.
The vein is a dead giveaway...yep you are right. They look a lot alike, but the vein is only in the hygro~
 

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Pretty dramatic looking plant. I'd have to get this.

I agree, it's the hygro.. Notice how the leaves sprout around the stem?
the eazuera, the leaves just shoot out only 2 sides of a very sturdy stem.
 
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