C. crispatula 'tonkinensis' or 'kubotae' - Cryptocorynes - Aquatic Plant Central

Go Back   Aquatic Plant Central > Special Interest Forums > Cryptocorynes

Cryptocorynes Cryptocoryne plant species consists of 50+ plant species, and make a unique addition to a planted tank.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-18-2021, 10:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
davemonkey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Groveport, OH, USA (recently moved here from Texas)
Posts: 4,876
iTrader Ratings: 37
iTrader Positive Rating: 100%
davemonkey is a regular member
Default C. crispatula 'tonkinensis' or 'kubotae'

After reading some confusing and seemingly conflicting material on whether "Tonkinensis" and "Kubotae" are the same, different, or one is the former "flaccidifolia", etc., I believe I am satisfied (having now read through the Crypts Pages) that C. crispatula var. tonkinensis is the former C. crispatula var. flaccidifolia, and that C. crispatula var. kubotae is the very-thin-leaved grass-like crypt that some shops are selling as "Tonkinensis".

Here's my question: does anyone know if the "Tonkinensis" sold by GLA (tissue culture) is actually "Kubotae"? Has anyone tried it and grown it out? I purchased some to test it, and I did send an email to the folks at GLA for additional information, but have not heard back from anyone.
davemonkey is offline   Reply With Quote

Advertisement [Remove Advertisement]
Reply


Aquatic Plant Central > Special Interest Forums > Cryptocorynes > C. crispatula 'tonkinensis' or 'kubotae'

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:38 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1