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




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Species in the genus Pilea:

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



Pilea petiolaris / Miyamamizu ミヤマミズ

Pilea petiolaris is a perennial herb, 40-80cm in height, growing in damp forest floors in mountainous regions, the stems are weak, and nodes are expanding. Leaves, with long petioles, are in the shape of a long oblong with shortly pointed tips, three prominent veins, and the leaf margins serrated. P. petiolaris, monoecious, emerge male inflorescences and female ones from separate leaf axils, respectively; flowers are all light green, male flowers are with four tepals and four stamens, and female ones with three tepals. Bloom time: July-October.




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