Mazus miquelii

Mazus miquelii

  • Mazus miquelii
  • Mazus miquelii
  • Mazus miquelii
  • Mazus miquelii
  • Flower name
    Mazus miquelii
  • Scientific name
    Mazus miquelii
  • Alias鷺苔, 紫鷺苔, Miquel's mazus, サギゴケ, Purple Heron Moss
  • Place of originJapan, China
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Mazus miquelii

Purple Heron Moss, scientific name:Mazus miquelii , is a creeping perennial of the department Mazaceae Mazus genus native to China and Japan. It is a wild grasses in Japan found in wetlands, such as levee of Kyushu from the Mainland. In small oblong leaves, stems and palmately lobed with with. Japanese name is named flowers of blooming florets of Purple Heron of the bird flying genecology. Genecology is a usually blooms of Purple Purple Heron Moss, white flower blooms. Genus mazus (Tokiwa explosion) is similar to. 

General name: Purple Heron MOSS,
scientific name:Mazus miquelii ,
Habitat: Mainland and Kyushu, habitats: wetlands, plant 10-15 cm, inflorescence size: raceme, Corolla shape: rays (2 lips form), Flower diameter: 1-2 cm, flower length: 1.5-2 cm, flower color: purple, stamens number: 4, pistil: 1 the flower of: sparse, ridged upper lip: lanceolate with 2 crack up, and three-lobed lower lip: scattered brown spots with white in the middle two, flowering period: April-may


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Mazaceae
  • Genus
    Mazus
  • Species
    M. miquelii
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tongue-shaped
  • Leaf type
    needle shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeMoisture cold years of grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 15.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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