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Coix lacryma-jobi / Juzudama ジュズダマ

Bloom time: September-November

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Species in the genus Coix:

Coix lacryma-jobi / Juzudama


Coix lacryma-jobi / Juzudama ジュズダマ

Coix lacryma-jobi, a perennial herb originating in tropical Asia, is reportedly introduced in ancient times. It occurs in clusters on water's edges and grows to 1-2m in height, with leaves about 50cm long and 1.5-4cm wide with white mid-ribs. Leaf-sheaths on the upper parts bear inflorescence branches, the tips of which set 0.8-1cm-long urceolate bract sheaths. Bloom time: September-November.




inserted by FC2 system