Formal NameHydrocleys nymphoides
AliasWater Poppy, 水雛芥子
Habitattropical South America such as Venezuela to Argentina
MorphSemi-cold-resistant aquatic perennial grass
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Leaf typeBroad elliptic
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeRiver pond
SeasonJun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height5 ~ 5 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 5