Modioa caroliniana

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    Modioa caroliniana @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Modioa caroliniana
Formal Name
Modioa caroliniana
Alias
Habitat
Tropical America 
Morph
Year of the naturalized plant

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What is Modioa caroliniana

Modioa caroliniana (scientific name:Modioa caroliniana), native to tropical America of the malvaceae is one year grass. It is a Wildflower in early summer blooms on the street of little vermilion. The naturalized plant from tropical America spread all over the world, seen in Kyushu, vacant lots and roadside from the Kanto area in Japan. Low grass height, branching stem, extends like a vine. Flower names are done with palmate leaves resembling a chrysanthemum leaf Mallow. Hair grows on leaf stalks. There are serrated leaves with a long petiole, hair comes from the leaf tip. The leaves are palmately lobed with stems and. Flowers are hermaphrodite flowers, has red pistil tip is split in the center of the flower. Around the pistil, cemented by a cylindrical winding around yellow stamens (flower yarn + anther) turned into a. Mallow flowers with fused together like this and became a tubular filament highlights. And around the pistil and stamens winding around vermilion red five-petaled flowers. Flower blooms from the leaf axil, but smaller than leaves.

Common name: Modioa caroliniana, Scientific name:Modioa caroliniana,
Origin: tropical America, Habitat: world citizen, in Japan Kanto-Kyushu: vacant land, roadside grass height 10-30 cm, life type, year of the naturalized plant, stem form: resembling a chrysanthemum leaves: leaf, and it stretches like a vine, egg-shaped, with 5 to 7 cleft palmate, petiole, long, leaf arrangement: alternate, margin: sawtooth stock, flower color: Red Bisexual flowers, petals number: five, rose: cylindrical, flowering May-June, flower diameter: luting by cm, pistil colors: red, the pistil of: Advanced hiatus, stamens colors: yellow, stamens form: malvaceae-filament (filament), a cylindrical

Detailed information

Order
Malvales
Family
Malvaceae
Genus
Modioa
Species
M. caroliniana
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Palmate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Red, Orange
Season
MayJun
Height
10 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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