Hydrocotyle leucocephala

Common Name: Brazilian Pennywort
Family Name: Apiaceae
Native To: South America
Lighting: Medium - High
pH: 5.5 - 8
Growth Demands: Easy
Growth Form: Stem
Growth Rate: Fast
True Aquatic: Yes
Placement In Tank: Background
Available As: Potted Plant, Bunch Plant

Hydorcotyle leucocephala is a popular aquarium name that is often sold under the common name of Brazilian Pennywort.  Hybrocotyle leucocephala makes an excellent background plant and provides a unique texture with many large round green leaves.  Brazilian Pennywort can tolerate a wide range of lighting conditions making it a good choice for all levels of aquarium keepers. 

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