waterpoppy

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    waterpoppy @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden
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    waterpoppy @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden
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    waterpoppy @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
waterpoppy
Formal Name
Hydrocleys nymphoides
Alias
Water Poppy
Habitat
tropical South America such as Venezuela to Argentina
Morph
Semi-cold-resistant aquatic perennial grass

Comment

What is waterpoppy

Water Poppy, scientific name:Hydrocleys nymphoides is a half-hardy aquatic perennial grass of the Hydrocleys genus of the Alismataceae family native to tropical South America such as Venezuela to Argentina. Plant height is 10 cm in the ground roots and leaves to float to the surface of the water floating plants (aquatic plants). Green leaves are thick and shiny, wide oval, leaf width is about 5 cm. In summer, bright yellow three-valve flowers bloom scape away fall out from the surface of the water. Blooming one day flower flowers resemble poppies is enough morning, would shrivel in the evening.

General name: Walter Pope, scientific name : Hydrocleys nymphoides, origin: Venezuela-Argentina, tropical South America, living type: half hardy perennial aquatic plant: 7-10 cm, leaf quality: glossy and thick Floating plants (aquatic plant) leaves: underground roots and leaves to float to the surface of the water, leaf width: 5 cm, flowering: June-October, flower color: yellow, size: 5 cm, number of petals: 3 ,flowering period: one day.

Detailed information

Order
Alismatales
Family
Alismataceae
Genus
Hydrocleys
Species
H. nymphoides
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
3petals
Leaf type
Broad elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
River pond
Color
Yellow, Cream
Season
JunJulAugSepOct
Height
5 ~ 5 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 5

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