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  Cyperus digitatus Roxb.
  Family Name : Cyperaceae

  Synonyms : Cyperus hieronymii

  Common Names : Finger Flatsedge

 
Finger Flatsedge
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Grass & Grass-like Plant (Sedge (Cyperaceae))
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
      Maximum Height :
      0.6 m to 1.5 m
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Pantropical, but very common in South America and southern Asia.

  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Grass-like sedge.
      Flowers: Inflorescence stalk is 0.6-1.5 m tall and triangular in cross-section.
      Habitat :
      Found on moist soil near ditches, marshes and along shores.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Lots of Water
      Propagation Method :
      Seed

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