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Vallisneria 101

Posted by Augusta Hosmer on

Read Time: 5 mins Looking for a wicked aquarium plant that grows tall and wavy like seaweed without having to do too much to it?  Say hello to our not so little friend, Val.  History of Vallisneria Vallisneria is a genus of plants named for the Italian scientist Antonio Vallisneri (1661 - 1730), one of the first researchers in Europe to say, "Hey, maybe we should...you know...actually TEST scientific theories and provide evidence with experiments." He made a stir with his contemporaries, and stood tall in his field - so it's an appropriate name for this plant.  Carl Linnaeus, a...

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