Limnophila (Ambulia)

Limnophila (Ambulia)

Ambulia is a similar type of plant to Cabomba, the primary differences being in the shape of the leaf. The distinction is that the fan-shaped leaves of Cabomba form a semicircle, but the leaves of Ambulia form a complete circle.

The smaller leaves are bunched rather close together, making it one of the perfect spawning plants. Of Indian origin, it has been a well-sought-after plant for aquarium use since 1932.

It could be propagated by cuttings. Smallish shoots snipped off from where they join the primary stem make the very best plants.

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