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Aponogeton Distachyum

  • Aponogeton Distachyum
Latin Name: Water Hawthorn

A favourite pond plant, the Water Hawthorn is sweetly scented and free flowering. It is a deep water aquatic, growing in 10 to 90 cm of water. Green oval leaves float on the water surface; the unusual white flowers grace the pond in April and May.It originates from South Africa where the edible bulbs are an important food source.