Floating Moss

Salvinia molesta

  • Floating Moss
  • Floating Moss
  • Flower name
    Floating Moss
  • Scientific name
    Salvinia molesta
  • Aliasサルビニア, 大山椒藻, Salvinia, Floating Moss
  • Place of originTropical America
  • Place of floweringRiver, pond, Rice paddies
  • Flowering season

What is Floating Moss

Floating Moss, scientific name:Salvinia molesta, is a perennial aquatic plants marsilea eyes Salvinia natans, Department of Salvinia natans genus. Salvinia natans (sansho algae) are aquatic plants aquatic plants slightly increased, such as the floating on the surface of the water. A kind of aquatic ferns, has fine hairs on the surface, water play. Known as a representative species of duckweed is simple.

Common name:Floating Moss, scientific name:Salvinia molesta, Also known as: Salvinia, origin: Tropical American foliage season: from May to September: leaf length 1-2 cm, flowers: no and.


  • Eye
    Salviniales
  • Family
    Salviniaceae
  • Genus
    Salvinia
  • Species
    S. molesta
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Hairs
  • Life typePerennial aquatic plants
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height0.5 ~ 4.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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