Powdery thalia

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    Powdery thalia @ Koto-ku(Tokyo)
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    Powdery thalia @ Koto-ku(Tokyo)
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    Powdery thalia @ Koto-ku(Tokyo)

Basic information

Flower Name
Powdery thalia
Formal Name
Thalia dealbata
Alias
Water Cannna, hardy canna, Powdery thalia
Habitat
South America and Mexico
Morph
Summer green and large perennial aquatic

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What is Powdery thalia

Powdery thalia (scientific name: Thalia dealbata) is a large perennial herb of the family Marantaceae native to South America and Mexico. It is a plant with high plant height waterfront. Needle-shaped elliptical leaves are summer green and dying in winter. In summer, stretch inflorescences from the high flower stem tip and attach 20 to 30 flowers. In the distance, purple flowers and white calyxes mix, beautiful flowers that appear purple white will bloom. In fact, what looks like a purple flower is a change in stamen. Flower name was attached because it is an aquatic plant, leaf shape resembles Canna (Cannna).

Common name: Powdery thalia, Scientific name: Thalia dealbata, aka Water Cannna, Powdery thalia, the powdery alligator-flag, hardy Canna, Place of origin: North America and Tropical Africa, Plant Length: 100 to 300 cm, Leaf Shape: Needle-like Oval, Leaf Length: 50 cm, Leaf Margin: All Rims, Inflorescence Form: Conical Ehilar Inflorescence, Inflorescence Length: 20 Flower color: purple (white), fruit type: fruit shape, fruit shape: spherical shape, seeds: dark purple - black and spherical shape.

Detailed information

Order
Zingiberales
Family
Marantaceae
Genus
Thalia
Species
T. dealbata
Flower type
Non Generic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Other
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
River pond
Color
Violet
Season
JulAugSep
Height
100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 2

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