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Common name

English: Greater pond sedge

German: Ufer-Segge

Mandarin: 泽生薹草 (ze sheng tai cao)

Portuguese: Junção

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2557)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2455)

    Class: Liliopsida (380)

      Order: Cyperales (89)

        Family: Cyperaceae (19) (family description)

          Genus: Carex (2)

           Epithet: riparia Curt. (1)

Synonyms: Carex exaltata Peterm., Trasus riparius (Curtis) Gray

exaltata => highest, most eminent

riparia => of or belonging to the bank of a river

riparius => of or belonging to the bank of a river

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green

External links

Check for Carex riparia at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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