Floating Moss

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    Floating Moss @ Ichikawa zoo&botanical garden(Chiba,Japan)

Basic information

Flower Name
Floating Moss
Formal Name
Salvinia molesta
Alias
Salvinia, Floating Moss
Habitat
Tropical America
Morph
Perennial aquatic plants

Comment

What is Floating Moss

Floating Moss, scientific name:Salvinia molesta, is a perennial aquatic plants marsilea eyes Salvinia natans, Department of Salvinia natans genus. Salvinia natans (sansho algae) are aquatic plants aquatic plants slightly increased, such as the floating on the surface of the water. A kind of aquatic ferns, has fine hairs on the surface, water play. Known as a representative species of duckweed is simple.

Common name:Floating Moss, scientific name:Salvinia molesta, Also known as: Salvinia, origin: Tropical American foliage season: from May to September: leaf length 1-2 cm, flowers: no and.

Detailed information

Order
Salviniales
Family
Salviniaceae
Genus
Salvinia
Species
S. molesta
Flower type
Flower array
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Hair
Flowering place
River pondrice field
Color
Season
Height
0.5 ~ 4 [cm]
Diameter
 ~

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