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Rotala mexicana / Mizumatsuba ミズマツバ

Bloom time: August-October

Lythraceae /


Species in the genus Rotala:

Rotala indica / Kikashigusa
Rotala mexicana /

Rotala mexicana / Mizumatsuba ミズマツバ

Rotala mexicana: An annual 3-10cm tall that grows in paddies or wetlands. Leaves are 0.6-1cm long and 1-2mm wide, in a narrow lanceolate shape, with truncate tips slightly cleft in two. Flowers are light red and tiny, with no petals and 2-3 stamens. Capsules are spherical, approximately twice as long as calyxes, and rupture themselves into three when matured. Bloom time: August-October.




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