Cyperus esculentus L.

Common name

English: Yellow nutsedge

German: Erdmandel

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Cyperales (87)

        Family: Cyperaceae (18) (family description)

          Genus: Cyperus (7)

           Epithet: esculentus L. (2)

esculentus => edible, fit for human food

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: brown, orange

External links

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

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