Narow leaf anacharis
Flower NameNarow leaf anacharis
Formal NameEgeria najas
Aliasnajas, Narow leaf anacharis
HabitatSouth America of Brazil - Uruguay
Morphevergreen submerged perennial
Narow leaf anacharis (scientific name: Egeria najas) is native to South America of Brazil - Uruguay, is an evergreen submerged perennial of the genus Melonaceae. It is a member of Anacharis (Egeria densa), which is contained in Japan as a naturalized plant, breeding with lakes other than Hokkaido and river water. The height of the plant is 50 cm, the leaves are lanceolate, the leaf height is 2 cm, the width is 0.2 cm, there are saw teeth on the leaf edge. The flowers appearing on the water are white 3 flowers and pollinate with insects. The genus Egeria is the name of a fairy of Roman mythology, species nomination najas is attributed to the name of the water fairy of Greek mythology.
Common name: Narow leaf anacharis, Scientific name: Egeria najas, aka: najas, Great Moss, Narow leaf anacharis, Origin: Brazil to Uruguay's South America, Habitat distribution: Japan other than Hokkaido, environment: lakes, river water, living type: evergreen sediment perennials, plant height: 50 cm, leaf shape: lanceolate shape, leaf length: 2 cm, leaf width: Leaf margin: saw tooth presence, flower color: white, flower shape: 3 valve flower, flower location: water, remarks: naturalized plant, insect flower, use: hydroponic cultivation.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Flowering placeRiver pond
SeasonMay Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height50 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter1 ~ 1