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

 

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Family:
 
Urticaceae /
Irakusaka


 

Species in the genus Pilea:


Pilea japonica / Yamamizu
Pilea mongolica / Aomizu
Pilea peploides / Kokemizu
Pilea petiolaris / Miyamamizu
Pilea pseudopetiolaris / Komiyamamizu

 

   

Pilea peploides / Kokemizu コケミズ

 
Pilea peploides is an annual herb, 5-15cm in height, found in damp places in forests. Stems are weak, light green, branches at lower parts, and leaves are small, 5-15mm in length, orbicular-ovate, with three prominent veins on them. Male and female flowers, light green, mingle at leaf axils and grow to compact masses; male flowers are 4 in both perianth segments and stamens, and female flower's tepals are 2 in all. Bloom time: March-July.
                     
             
                     

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