Cyperus aromaticus

Cyperus aromaticus

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(Navua Sedge)

FAMILY

Cyperaceae

Species

Cyperus aromaticus

Common name(s)

Navua Sedge (Declared)

Flower colour; life form

Sedge, clumped grass-like, 30-60 cm tall.

Distinguishing features

Stems triangular; leaves clustered at base, aromatic when crushed. Flowering head forms a tuft or knob of spikelets, surrounded by 3 leaf-like structures to 12 cm long and 3 shorter ones. Thrives in wet moist areas.

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