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  Zoysia japonica Steud.
  Family Name : Poaceae (Gramineae)

  Synonyms : Acroceras japonica

  Common Names : Japanese Lawn Grass, Korean Lawn Grass, Korean Grass, Zoysia

 
Japanese Lawn Grass,Korean Lawn Grass,Korean Grass,Zoysia
  • Record Info
    • Featured in '1001 Garden Plants in Singapore' Book (2ed) :
      True
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Shrub (Creeper; Trailing), Grass & Grass-like Plant
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
      Plant Shape :
      Compact
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      East Russia, China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea
      Native Habitat :
      Shoreline (Sandy Beach)
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Foliage
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Dry Soils / Drought, Saline Soils / Salt Spray
      Landscape Uses :
      Coastal, Beachfront / Shoreline, Container Planting
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Evergreen
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Mature Foliage Texture(s) :
      Papery, Thin
      Foliar Venation :
      Parallel
      Typical Foliar Area :
      Microphyll ( 2.25cm2 - 20.25 cm2 )
      Leaf Area Index (LAI) * for Green Plot Ratio :
      2.0 (Turfgrass)
  • Non-Foliar & Storage
    • Stem Type & Modification :
      Runner / Stolon, Acaulescent
      Root Type :
      Underground (Fibrous Root)
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Cream / Off-White
      Flowering Habit :
      Polycarpic

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