Biology:Myriophyllum mattogrossense

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Short description: Species of flowering plant in the family Haloragaceae

Myriophyllum mattogrossense
Myriophyllum matogrossense.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Haloragaceae
Genus: Myriophyllum
M. mattogrossense
Binomial name
Myriophyllum mattogrossense

Myriophyllum mattogrossense is native to the wetlands of South America.[1] It is commonly used as an aquarium plant, but is in fact a mostly aquatic herb that can grow to 60 cm in length. In nature, it is found almost exclusively in marshes, ephemeral ponds, streams, or on banks of mud.[2]


Wikidata ☰ Q2347746 entry