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[AGA Member] Re: AGA Member - Anubias

>> Although the rhizome section is described as horizontal
> subterranean
> plant
> stem, we know that Anubias' rhizome section should not be
> buried. Would
> anyone describe why Anubias' rhizome rots due to burying. Why
> does it need
> relatively aerobic conditions? <<

WEll it's not just Anubias. Many rhizomes will rot:  Cryptocorynes,
Bolbitis, Microsorium, and most tubers: Nymphaea, Crinums, Aponogetons,
Nuphar, Barclaya and even the crown of many rosette plants such as
Echinodorus can rot when buried.

Robert Hudson

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