Aponogeton madagascariensis


  • Medium light plant
  • Lacey lattice leaves
  • Can throw violet flower spikes

The Madagascar Laceplant is a fascinating water plant with grid-like leaves. It occurs in cool, permanent rivers in Madagascar. There are several forms from different localities that were partly described as varieties. The typical variety, Aponogeton madagascariensis var. madagascariensis, has rather narrow leaves with regular lattice structure and narrow perforations.

The forms of Aponogeton madagascariensis prefer cooler water below 25 °C, good water movement, CO2 supply and nutrient-rich bottom. Medium lighting is sufficient.

You will receive one small plant similar to the one shown in photo. With an average of about six leaves. 

Botanical name Aponogeton madagascariensis
Light demand medium
Difficulty medium
Usage Midground, Foreground
Growth rate medium
pH value 6 - 8
Temperature72 70- 80°F
Hardness 5 - 18°dKH
Available As Sprouted Bulb


Available as a loose plant

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