Under natural conditions, Anubias raznifistnogo grows along the shady shores in reservoirs with stagnant and slow-flowing water of Africa. Under natural conditions, the plant grows both under water and being in a partially above-water state.
Marsh plant with a creeping rhizome, up to 2 cm thick. The scape is up to 66 cm long, but usually much shorter, vaginal.
The place of attachment of the petiole under the leaf plate is 0.5–2.5 cm long. The leaf plate is leathery, narrowly ellipsoid to lanceolate, 10–38 cm long, 3–13 cm wide. The tip of the leaf is sharp; acute to rounded base, short arrow-shaped or spear-shaped.
Basal lobes short or absent, rounded. The leaf is entire or slightly wavy along the edge.
Peduncle 5–27 cm long. The bedspread (covering sheet) is 1.5–4.5 cm long, wide open at the time of maturation, does not unfold. Flower cob 1.5 – 4.5 cm long, looks out from the bedspread to almost half.
4 – 6 accrete stamens; nests on the sides of synandria, sometimes only at the top. Seeds are small, up to 1.5 x 1.0 mm in size.
Heterophyll, as well as most Anubias, is a very hardy and unpretentious aquarium plant, suitable for keeping beginners.
Lighting recommended weak or medium, 0.5-0.75 W per liter of water;
Temperature: 24 to 27 ° C;
Total hardness (dGH): 0 – 18 °;
PH: 5.6 – 8.
Anubias is propagated by cutting the rhizome into pieces. Enough 3 leaves for normal growth of a new plant and at least 2 cm in length of the rhizome.
The rhizome itself must always be above the soil (soil), otherwise it may begin to rot and the plant will die.
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