Flower Database

starrush whitetop

Basic information
Flower Name
starrush whitetop
Formal Name
Rhynchospora colorata
Alias
白鷺蚊張吊, starrush whitetop, white star sedge, white-topped sedge
Habitat
Southeastern North America
Morph
Multi-year water
Comment
Starrush whitetop, scientific name:Rhynchospora, is an evergreen perennial sedge of the Cyperaceae Department of the Rhynchospora genus native to Southeastern North America. Give the white bracts narrow inflorescence which resemble Hangeshow. Stem branches. In the vicinity of the Green stalk with flowers white slender leaves are cool. Flowers, 1 flower-is a spikelet consisting of numerous flowers (apikelet, spicule) a unit of double spikes (spike compound). White bracts that look like flowers. The actual flower is pale yellow in the center of the small. Petals have overlapping scales form the spikelets in sober, does not stand out.
Common name: Starrush whitetop, scientific name:Rhynchospora colorata, also known as: white star sedge, white-topped sedge, shooting star, star glass, origin: Southeastern North America, environment: water, life type: Evergreen perennial, height: 30-50 cm, inflorescence: spikelets comprising double spikes, Flowering period: July-October, bract color: white, flower color: pale yellow, hermaphrodite flowers.
Detailed information
Order
Poales
Family
Cyperaceae
Genus
Rhynchospora
Species
R. colorata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
spikelet
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
River pond
Color
Cream
Season
Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
150  ~ 250  [cm]
Diameter
0.6  ~ 0.8