Flower Database

Mariscus congestus

Basic information
Flower Name
Mariscus congestus
Formal Name
Cyperus cogestus
Alias
夢の島蚊帳吊
Habitat
the Southern Africa
Morph
wild perennial grass
Comment
Mariscus congestus or yumenoshima kayatsuri-gusa (scientific name: Mariscus congestus) is native the and is an prellenial wild grass of the Cyprinidae family. It is a naturalized plant that was confirmed to be native in Yumenoshima, and it is seen at the roadside and at the water. Inflorescence is a compound spike with a flower - a spike consisting of a large number of flowers (apikelet, spicule) as a unit. It is similar to Ikigayatsuri (mosquito netting hanging).
Scientific name: Mariscus congestus, scientific name: Mariscus congestus, synonim: Cyperus cogestus, Origin: South Africa, habitat: roadside, waterside, Lifestyle type: wild perennial grass, plant height: 50 to 70 cm, leaf color: green, inflorescence form: spike, flowering period: July to October, flower color:
Detailed information
Order
Cyperales
Family
Cyperaceae
Genus
Mariscus
Species
M. cogestus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Pollen Cone
Petal shape
spikelet
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Brown
Season
Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
50  ~ 70  [cm]
Diameter
0.7  ~ 0.9