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First are you sure that it is Hydrocotyle sibthorpiodes? Is the structure identical to the other green stuff you have?

Do you have any other variegated plants in your tank, like Scarlet Hygro? Kasselmann usually considers variegated variations to be virus induced. She does mention in her book about one species catching the virus from another species.

I got a similar result when I bleached some lobelia cardinalis. However, as the new leaves appeared they were solid green.

You mention that this one popped up possibly from a seed? It could be that it is undergoing a nutrient deficiency that the mature plants that you acquired did not undergo since they may have had stored reserves. It will be interesting to see what happens to this plant as it grows.

Steve Pituch
 
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