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Cyperus alternifolius L.

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Cyperus alternifolius

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Native to: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Chad, Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe.

Introduced into: Algeria, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Bermuda, California, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Chile North, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Egypt, Fiji, Florida, France, Galápagos, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Italy, Jamaica, Jawa, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Madeira, Marquesas, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New York, New Zealand North, Norfolk Is., Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Sardegna, Society Is., Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sumatera, Taiwan, Texas, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Tuvalu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

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Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
Low
Concentration of sediments
Medium
Water temperature
27.3 °C
Water flow/curent
Slow

Chemical parameters

pH
Conductivity
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Phytology

Plant form
Emersed
Plant type
Rhizomatous
Plant size
60-120 cm
Plant growth rate
Fast
Plant light demand
Medium
CO2
None
Aquarium equipment
Plant care
Water care