Being a perennial herb they can grow immersed or submersed.
The stems grow to around 20-70cm long and the stems creep along the ground and will also send area shoots as well.
The plant is harvested from the wild as a medicinal herb and occasionally used as a supplement in it’s native New Guinea.
E. Asia – China, Indian subcontinent, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia
Grassy ravines, forests, by water; from near sea level to elevations of 1,700 metres. In wet places, along streams, in low and medium elevations in the Philippines
Height 0.50 m
Cultivation Status Cultivated, Wild
In the aquarium these are grown as a tissue culture and as such there won’t be any introduction of algae or unwanted snails.