Aquatic Plants

Job's Tears
Coix lacryma-jobi

The plant named "Job's Tears" refers to its seeds, which shaped like drops of tear. After the mature fruits are harvested, threshed, shelled and dried, "Job's Tears" are formed. It blossoms and bears fruits between summer and autumn. Originated from East Asia, it's now not only widely cultivated all over the world but has different varieties and cultivars. The flowers of Job's Tears grow on the top of the plant are inconspicuous. They disperse their pollens to distant places by wind.

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