Definitions for vallisneria spiralis
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tape grass, eelgrass, wild celery, Vallisneria spiralis(noun)
submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and Australia
Vallisneria spiralis, also known as Straight Vallisneria, Tape grass, or Eel grass is a common aquarium plant that prefers good light and a nutrient rich substrate. In the wild, it can be found in tropical and sub-tropical regions worldwide. It has narrow, linear leaves that range in colour from a pale-green to reddish up to 3 feet long and up to 0.75 inches broad. V. spiralis is monoecious with flowers carried on long spiral stalks that break away from the plant and float on the water's surface. Seeds have not been observed germinating in aquaria. Instead, it most often propagates by runners which can lead to dense stands. One form of this plant has been described: V. spiralis f. tortifolia, which has also been elevated to the species level by some taxonomists under the name V. tortissima. The form has tightly twisted leaves. Along with this form, many other trade names have been developed for small variations on the species. Their taxonomic status is uncertain.
The numerical value of vallisneria spiralis in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of vallisneria spiralis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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