Job's tears

Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen

  • Job's tears
  • Job's tears
  • Flower name
    Job's tears
  • Scientific name
    Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen
  • Alias鳩麦
  • Place of originCentral Asia
  • Place of floweringRice paddies
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October

What is Job's tears

Job's tears (scientific name: Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen) is a grain originating from China and native to the Indochina Peninsula and belonging to the family Poaceae.

Name: Job's tears, Scientific name: Coix lacryma-jobi var. Ma-yuen, ask: adlay or adlay millet, origin: from China to the Indochina Peninsula, life style : Annual grass , leaf shape: Linear lanceolate form, sex ornate, rhinophylla, flowering period August to October, places where flowers come out: axilis or apices, seedling season: September to October.


  • Eye
    Poales
  • Family
    Poaceae
  • Genus
    Coix
  • Species
    C. lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Small ears
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeannual grass
  • Flower colorsBrown
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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