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


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Pilea peploides / Kokemizu コケミズ

Bloom time: March-July

Urticaceae /


Species in the genus Pilea:

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


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, with branches at lower parts, and leaves are small, 5-15mm long, orbicular-ovate, with three prominent veins. Male and female light green flowers 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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