- Flower nameLudwigia stipulacea
- Scientific nameLudwigia 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.