Originating from Sri Lanka the Cyrptocoryne wendtii brown has waxy, bulleted leaves. Ranging from brown to green in colour. They offer a great contrasting look to your tank. This particular plant given the right conditions can really grow in your tank.
Like most crypts the 'brown' is very robust and not overly difficult to care for.
Understanding Crypt melt - all Cryptocoryne species require stable water parameter and light conditions. Once planted, Crypts should not be moved otherwise it can trigger what is called Crypt melt. If a Crypt has a significant change of environment (ph, kh, gh, lighting intensity or duration, root disturbance etc), Crypt melt can be triggered. The leaves start to disintegrate as the plant prepares for its new environment - DO NOT WORRY! Your plant will begin to grow back over the next 30 days (sometimes sooner, sometimes later) - it's still very much alive and busy getting ready for the growth of new leaves. In the meantime, any decaying leaves should be trimmed and recycled in a compost bin.