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Quamoclit coccinea / Marubarukou マルバルコウ

Bloom time:  August-October

Convolvulaceae /


Species in the genus Quamoclit:

Quamoclit coccinea / Marubarukou


Quamoclit coccinea / Marubarukou マルバルコウ

Quamoclit coccinea, a native of tropical America, is an annual herb naturalized on roadsides or the like in western parts of Japan. Leaves are alternate, oval, with sharp tips and bases cordate. The flowers are vermillon, with yellow in the center portions. When viewed from the upside, corollas are 1.5-2cm in diameter, in a pentagon shape. Bloom time. August-October.




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