Lilaeopsis mauritiana, or commonly referred as Micro Sword narrow Leaf, is a brief grass like plant that grows into a thick grassy garden. This kind of Micro swords grows faster and does not require as much light as other types.. Under deficient light it will develop taller, as opposed to bright light where it will develop quite short and spread as a garden carpet. It spreads by way of quick underground runners. You could cut this leaves to any length without destroying the plant which is helpful when trying to create depth in your aquarium.