Top
Header

(Upload on February 23 2016) [ 日本語 | English ]

Tetragonia tetragonoides (Pall.) Kuntze






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Tetragonia L. (ツルナ)


Japan
Tetragonia tetragonoides (Pall.) Kuntze (ツルナ)
Western Australia
Tetragonia decumbens Mill. (ウミホウレンソウ)

Tetragonia tetragonoides in Japan


Tetragonia L. (ツルナ)
One species recorded from Japan
Tetragonia tetragonoides (Pall.) Kuntze
Tsuruna (ツルナ, 蔓菜), New Zealand spinach or warrigal cabbage
Hamachisya (ハマチシャ, 浜萬苣)
Lifeform: succulent, perennial forb
Distribution: widespread between tropical and temperate regions on the Pacific coast (Asia, Oceania and south America), including south ot the southwestern Hokkaido of Japan
Habitat: sandy coast
Seed dispersal: (sea-)water
Chromosome number: 2n = 32
Use: vegetable, groundcover
Synonyms:

Tetragonia expansa Murray

索引

ST1 ST2 ST3
ST4 ST5
[1-3] in Oi Pier Seaside Park, faced to Keihin Canal, Tokyo, on December 26 2015.

Tetragonia decumbens in Western Australia


Tetragonia L. (ツルナ)
Umihourensou (ウミホウレンソウ, 海法蓮草), sea spinach (WA) or dune spinach (SA)
Lifeform: perennial forb (trailing undershrub)
Distribution: originally in South Africa (now widespread in Wesern Australia and other regions
Habitat: sand dunes, sea coasts, etc.
Use: gardening

ST1 ST2 ST3
[1/2] in the Kings Park Botanic Garden, Perth, on September 27 2003.

フッター