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Cyperus difformis / Tamagayatsuri タマガヤツリ

Bloom time: August-October


Cyperaceae /


Species in the genus Cyperus:

Cyperus brevifolius var. leiolepis / Himekugu
Cyperus difformis / Tamagayatsuri
Cyperus flaccidus / Hinagayatsuri



Cyperus difformis / Tamagayatsuri タマガヤツリ

Cyperus difformis, a 15-40cm-tall annual, grows on paths between paddies or edges of ditches. Leaves are 2-5mm-wide linear-shaped, shorter than stems, and have yellow-brown sheaths. Stem tips with 2-3 bracts of the same shape as the leaves, among which 1 to 6 branches, set about 1cm-in-diameter spikes made up of spherically gathered many spikelets. The spikelets are 0.3-1cm long, flat-linear, with 10-20 florets arranged in two rows. Bloom time: August-October.




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