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Common name

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


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (392)

      Order: Cyperales (91)

        Family: Cyperaceae (20)(family description)

          Genus: Cyperus (8)

            Epithet: digitatus Roxb. (1)

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


Climate: tropical

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: brown, red

External links

Check for Cyperus digitatus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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