Mariscus congestus

Cyperus cogestus

  • Mariscus congestus
  • Mariscus congestus
  • Flower name
    Mariscus congestus
  • Scientific name
    Cyperus cogestus
  • Alias夢の島蚊帳吊
  • Place of originthe Southern Africa
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September, October

What is Mariscus congestus

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:


  • Eye
    Cyperales
  • Family
    Cyperaceae
  • Genus
    Mariscus
  • Species
    M. cogestus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Ball-shaped inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Small ears
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typewild perennial grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 0.9 cm

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