Ludwigia stipulacea

Ludwigia stipulacea

  • Ludwigia stipulacea
  • Ludwigia stipulacea
  • Flower name
    Ludwigia stipulacea
  • Scientific name
    Ludwigia stipulacea
  • Aliasミズチョウジ, 水金梅, 水丁子
  • Place of originJapan, Taiwan and China
  • Place of floweringWetlands, River, pond, Rice paddies
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Ludwigia stipulacea

Ludwigia stipulacea or Mizu-kinbai (scientific name: Ludwigia stipulacea) is native to Japan, Taiwan and China and is a crawling perennial of the family Onagraceae It grows naturally in the waterside and wetlands of Honshu - Shikoku / Kyushu. From the rainy season to the summer, the yellow five plum blossoms will bloom one day. The flower diameter is not so large. The tip of the petal is slightly dented, and the petal can see a definite streak like a vein. Because flower name blooms like flowers similar to Trollius hondoensis (Kinbaisou, gold plum grass) and it grows on the waterfront. It is designated as an endangered species.

Common name: Ludwigia stipulacea or Mizu-kinbai, Scientific name: Ludwigia stipulacea, Origin: Japan, Taiwan, China , Plant height: 30 to 50 cm, leaves: alternate, leaf shape: long ellipse, flowering period: June to August, flower color: yellow, flower size: 3 cm, stamen number: 10, capital head: 5 clefts, fruit : Fruit.


  • Eye
    Myrtales
  • Family
    Onagraceae
  • Genus
    Ludwigia
  • Species
    L. stipulacea
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecrawling perennial
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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