Plant ID's/Confirmation Please

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    Hi Guys

    I got these plants today. Some are in bad shape but I'm sure I can bring them back to health...

    Any ideas what this is? Crypt maybe?

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    Are these Wendtii's or Beckettii 'Petchii'? They look different to my Wendtii I have in my tank...

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    And the last one... I'm totally confuzzed... Apon or Crypt? I haven't removed it from the basket yet, but it looks like it might have a bulb of sorts....So Apon?

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    1. Echinodorus species...
    2. Crypt wendetii
    3. (if it has a bulb, Aponogeton. Possibly crispus, or ulvacious. If no bulb, it looks like crypt. balansae)
     
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    1. Echinodorus Quadricostatus.
     
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    Thanks for the feed back so far!

    No I have E. Quadricostatus and this one looks completely different. Just googling again it looks like it could be Echinodorus 'Aquartica' (Sharp Leaf)...?????

    The last one is definitely not a A. Crispus the leaves are too narrow to be a Crispus... You are probably right about the C. balansae though...

    Pity those are Wendtii's... Was hoping they were Petchii's! LOL!
     
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    First one, definitely E quadrosticatus, but it has been grown emersely so is completely different to underwater form. Grow it under water and it will change completely.
    Last one, definitely not Crypt balansae rather something like C. undulatus, but a nice big crypt.

    Regards, Dirk
     
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    Thanks!
    Dirk are you referring to the second pic or the last pic for the c. Undulatus? A bit confused because the last pic has very curly leaves and when googling the undalatus it looks more like the second picture.

    http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forumapc/plantfinder/details.php?id=54
     
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    No last pic definitely C undulatus. You mention that the leaf is curly. Well, undulate means curly, so C. undulatus actually means curly leafed Cryptocoryne. So the Latin names actually mean a lot, I mean that is if you speak Latin of course :laugh:
     
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    Honestly I often wish I did speak Latin! Lol!

    Thanks once again!
     

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