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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SUMMER

 
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Family:
 
Menyanthaceae /
Mitsugashiwaka


 

Species in the genus Nymphoides:


Nymphoides coreana / Himeshiroasaza
Nymphoides indica / Gagabuta
Nymphoides peltata / Asaza
 

   

Nymphoides indica / Gagabuta ガガブタ

 
Nymphoides indica is a perennial borne in a pond or marsh, its long and narrow stem rooting in the mud on the bottom of the water, and the leaf, orbicular-ovate, 7-20cm in diameter, floating on the water surface. The flower bud emerges from an axil beneath the leaf and opens on the water's surface; the white flower (corolla), measuring approximately 1.5cm across, whose center portion is yellow, the other part having long white hair. Bloom time: July-September.
                     
 
                     

SUMMER #7

 

 

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