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Metaplexis japonica / Gagaimo ガガイモ

Bloom time: August

Apocynaceae /


Species in the genus Metaplexis:

Metaplexis japonica / Gagaimo


Metaplexis japonica / Gagaimo ガガイモ

Metaplexis japonica is a creeping perennial found in sunny fields, extending underground stems long to propagate. Leaves are opposite, in the shape of an oval-like heart, 5-10cm in length and 3-6cm in width. Flowers, light purple, are borne on stalks from the leaf axils. Bloom time: August.




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