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

 

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Family:
 
Pontederiaceae /
Mizuaoika


 

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

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