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


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Ricciocarpos natans / Ichouukigoke イチョウウキゴケ

Bloom time: (Moss)

Ricciacea /


Species in the genus Ricciocarpos:

Ricciocarpos natans / Ichouugoke



Ricciocarpos natans / Ichouukigoke イチョウウキゴケ

Ricciocarpos natans is the only moss living and floating on paddy- waters; no other mosses live the same way in this country. Leaves, correctly, fronds, are hemispheric and of a green color that tinges red. When the growth exceeds the shape of the hemisphere sideways, they divide themselves into two. Autumn sets in, and even if the paddies become dry, they grow even on the dry ground.




inserted by FC2 system