Pogostemon stellatus

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Pogostemon stellatus
Pogostemon stellatus in aquarium.jpeg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Pogostemon
Species: P. stellatus
Binomial name
Pogostemon stellatus
(Lour.) Kuntze, 1891

Pogostemon stellatus is an aquatic perennial herb from eastern and southeastern Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, New Guinea, and northern Australia.[1] Because of its extensive geographic distribution, there are many different color and leaf forms of this plant in the wild. It is a highly prized and sought after aquatic plant in the aquarium trade.


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