Nymphoides sp.
This plant is a floating-leaf, and expands subterranean stems to grow.  The flower which puts out on the water surface has 5 petals, and the white petals have the appearance as if hair grows all around.  It has very similar feature to water snowflake, but the flower size is quite different, that is the flowers in the greenhouse in Higashiyama Botanical Garden are almost more twice as large as while the flowers of water snowflake are normally only around 1.5 cm.
Classification: Menyanthaceae Nymphoides
Scientific name: Nymphoides sp.
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Planting place: Aquatic Plant Greenhouse
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