The Furled Papyrus is a small plant composed of furled, shiny leaves sitting atop a purple flower-shaped base, with shades of red spiraling up the rolls.
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The function of the distinctive curled leaves on this aquatic plant is not immediately clear. It is possible the leaves unfurl in low-light conditions, or that they are designed to channel water currents through the main body of the plant, thus enhancing nutrient take-up.
- Furled Papyrus was originally called the Red Roll Plant.
- The Egyptians wrote on Papyrus