Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物


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Monochoria vaginalis / Konagi コナギ

Bloom time: September-October

Pontederiaceae /


Species in the genus Monochoria:

Monochoria korsakowii / Mizuaoi
Monochoria vaginalis / Konagi



Monochoria vaginalis / Konagi コナギ

Monochoria vaginalis is an annual herb inhabiting rice paddies, marshes, etc.; the whole resembles M. korsakowii but is significantly smaller. The racemes emerge with fewer flowers, which position lower than the levels of leaves. The leaves are small, compared with M. korsakowii, measuring only 3-7cm in length, and their shapes are variable - lanceolate, oval lanceolate, or egg-heart. Flowers, blue-purple, measure 0.5-2cm in diameter. Bloom time: September-October.




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