Hydrocotyle verticillata

Hydrocotyle verticillata (family Apiaceae) is a very ornamental plant because of its unusual shaped leaves. The stem of the plant creeps along the substrate withits leaves straight up. This plant does well both in and out of the aquarium and is also used as a pot plant in a hanging basket. Hydrocotyle verticillata needs a lot of light to do well as it is a fast growing plant.Agood supply of nutrients is also important either in the substrate if the plant is rooted or in the water if the plant is floating.