Phyla nodiflora

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    Phyla nodiflora @ Yamanashi Prefecture
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    Phyla nodiflora @ Hakobe Botanical Garden
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    Phyla nodiflora @ Yamanashi Prefecture
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    Phyla nodiflora @ Yamanashi Prefecture

Basic information

Flower Name
Phyla nodiflora
Formal Name
Phyla nodiflora
Alias
Lippia
Habitat
Peru
Morph
small creeping shrub

Comment

What is Phyla nodiflora

Phyla nodiflora or iwadaresou (Scientific name: Phyla nodiflora) is a small creeping shrub in the family Verbenaceae, native to Peru.
It produces pale pink flowers in summer that resemble those of Lantana in the same family. The flowers bloom in clusters of small flowers that look like balls. It was introduced to Japan in the early Showa era. It is used as a ground cover because it produces stems that go down to the ground.

Common name:Phyla nodiflora, Scientific name: Phyla nodiflora ,Synonyms: Lippia canescens、Lippia nodiflora var. canescens, Place of origin: Peru, Environment: sunny land, Life-type: small evergreen non-cold hardy evergreen shrub, height: 5-10 cm, leaf shape: oval, leaf color: green, inflorescence: opposite, leaf margin: serrated in the upper part, radially symmetrical flowers, inflorescence: acuminate inflorescence, inflorescence diameter: 1.5 cm, Crown: lip-shaped, flower color: pale pink/white, flower diameter: 0.3-0.5 cm, Flowering place: leaf axils; flowering season: May-October; use: ground cover, flower beds, potted plants.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Verbenaceae
Genus
Phyla
Species
P. nodiflora
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Beach
Color
Pink, White
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOct
Height
5 ~ 10 [cm]
Diameter
0.3 ~ 0.5

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