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The Bunch Plants of the Genus Cabomba, aka Fanworts

Bob Fenner

Cabomba aquatica

Cabomba aquatica Aublet,   
Cabomba caroliniana A. Gray. Here a top view.

Plants easily killed by crushing delicate stems, jamming into gravel, trying to take off (or put on!) rubber bands, lead weights...


Bibliography/Further Reading:

Baensch, Hans A. & Rudiger Riehl. 1993. Aquarium Atlas, v. 2. BAENSCH, Germany. 1212 pp.

Brunner, Gerhard. 1973. Aquarium Plants. T.F.H. Publications, NJ. 159 pp.

Hartman, Pat. 1986. The propagation of Cabomba; or a dissertation on bunch plants. The Aquarium Gardener 1(2):86.

James, Barry. 1986. A Fishkeeper's Guide To Aquarium Plants. Salamander Books, U.K.. 117 pp.

Rataj, Karel. 1982. Cabomba piahyensis. TFH 1/82.

Rataj, Karel. 1985. A rare Cabomba- Cabomba australis. TFH 10/85.

Riehl, Rudiger & Hans A. Baensch. 1987. Aquarium Atlas, v. 1. MERGUS, Germany. 992 pp.

Roe, Colin D. 1967. A Manual of Aquarium Plants. Shirley Aquatics, England. 111 pp.

Stodola, Jiri. 1967. Encyclopedia of Water Plants. T.F.H. Publications, NJ. 368 pp.


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