Narow leaf anacharis

Egeria najas

  • Narow leaf anacharis
  • Narow leaf anacharis
  • Flower name
    Narow leaf anacharis
  • Scientific name
    Egeria najas
  • Aliasnajas, グレートモス, Narow leaf anacharis
  • Place of originSouth America of Brazil - Uruguay
  • Place of floweringRiver, pond
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October

What is Narow leaf anacharis

Narow leaf anacharis (scientific name: Egeria najas) is native to South America of Brazil - Uruguay, is an evergreen submerged perennial of the genus Melonaceae. It is a member of Anacharis (Egeria densa), which is contained in Japan as a naturalized plant, breeding with lakes other than Hokkaido and river water. The height of the plant is 50 cm, the leaves are lanceolate, the leaf height is 2 cm, the width is 0.2 cm, there are saw teeth on the leaf edge. The flowers appearing on the water are white 3 flowers and pollinate with insects. The genus Egeria is the name of a fairy of Roman mythology, species nomination najas is attributed to the name of the water fairy of Greek mythology.

Common name: Narow leaf anacharis, Scientific name: Egeria najas, aka: najas, Great Moss, Narow leaf anacharis, Origin: Brazil to Uruguay's South America, Habitat distribution: Japan other than Hokkaido, environment: lakes, river water, living type: evergreen sediment perennials, plant height: 50 cm, leaf shape: lanceolate shape, leaf length: 2 cm, leaf width: Leaf margin: saw tooth presence, flower color: white, flower shape: 3 valve flower, flower location: water, remarks: naturalized plant, insect flower, use: hydroponic cultivation.


  • Eye
    Alismatales
  • Family
    Hydrocharitaceae
  • Genus
    Egeria
  • Species
    E. najas
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    3-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeevergreen submerged perennial
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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