Job's tears

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    Job's tears @ Makino botanical garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Job's tears
Formal Name
Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen
Alias
Habitat
Central Asia
Morph
annual grass

Comment

What is Job's tears

Job's tears (scientific name: Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen) is a grain originating from China and native to the Indochina Peninsula and belonging to the family Poaceae.

Name: Job's tears, Scientific name: Coix lacryma-jobi var. Ma-yuen, ask: adlay or adlay millet, origin: from China to the Indochina Peninsula, life style : Annual grass , leaf shape: Linear lanceolate form, sex ornate, rhinophylla, flowering period August to October, places where flowers come out: axilis or apices, seedling season: September to October.

Detailed information

Order
Poales
Family
Poaceae
Genus
Coix
Species
C. lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
spikelet
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
rice field
Color
Green
Season
AugSepOct
Height
100 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 0.5

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