TROPICAL FLOWERS AND GARDEN PLANTS OF MALAYSIA *****In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful. ~Abram L. Urban
Philydrum lanuginosum - Fan Grass, Frog Mouth, Woolly Waterlily
Scientific name: Philydrum lanuginosum
Common name: Fan Grass, Frogsmouth, Frog Mouth, Woollywater Lily
Origin: Southeast Asia
Category: Aquatic Plant
Photo taken at: Rooftop Secret Garden of 1-Utama
The genus name is derived from the Greek word, "philos" meaning loving hydro/water as the plants grow in swamps. The species name is derived from Latin, "lanuginosus" meaning woolly; referring to the woolly bracts around the flowers.