Cryptocoryne schulzei

Found only in a limited area in Johore, Malaysia, I was quite happy to receive this plant earlier this year. Though I wouldn’t call the growth vigorous, it is healthy, growing well for me and producing runners. The leaves are green with red markings on them. Last week, this plant threw up a spathe.

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You can see a fairly pronounced collar.
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The spathe only lasted a few days, and by the 3rd day was already shriveling – I waited too long for the cross section picture, but you see the purple in the throat, giving way to a white tube and kettle that have a little purple speckling.
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Note the emarginate top of the stigma’s.
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I’m hoping to propagate more of this out and I think it might do well in aquariums.