Kyllinga nemoralis (J.R. & G. Forst.) Dandy ex Hutchinson & Dalz

Common name

English: Whitehead Spikesedge

Mandarin: 单穗水蜈蚣 (dan sui shui wu gong)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Cyperales (87)

        Family: Cyperaceae (18) (family description)

          Genus: Kyllinga (2)

           Epithet: nemoralis (J.R. & G. Forst.) Dandy ex Hutchinson & Dalz (1)

Synonym: Cyperus kyllingia Endl.

kyllingia => in honor of Peder Lauridsen Kylling (ca. 1640 - 1696), Danish botanist

nemoralis => sylvan, growing in woods and groves

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Kyllinga nemoralis at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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