Echinodorus cordifolius Ovalis, the Spade-leaf sword or Creeping Burhead, is a species of aquatic plants in the Alismatales. It is native to Mexico, the West Indies, Central America, South America and the south-eastern United States it is a big plant that can form a centrepiece in the aquarium, creating a focal point to draw the attention of even the most casual of passers-by to the tank.


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 Scientific Name Common Name Height Width
 Echinodorus cordifolius Spade-leaf sword 35cm 30cm
 Water Temperature Water pH Colour Difficulty
  10° to 27 oC  Not critical Dark Glossy Green Easy
 Light demand Grow Rate Placement Substrate 
 Moderate to intense Fast Centrepiece gravel