Cyperus digitatus Roxb.

Common name

Mandarin: 长小穗莎草 (chang xiao sui suo cao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Cyperales (87)

        Family: Cyperaceae (18) (family description)

          Genus: Cyperus (7)

           Epithet: digitatus Roxb. (1)

digitatus => fingered, with fingers (e.g. leaves as that of the Horse-Chestnut)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: brown, red

External links

Check for Cyperus digitatus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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