Cyperus papyrus

  • Papyrus
  • Papyrus
  • Papyrus
  • Papyrus
  • Flower name
  • Scientific name
    Cyperus papyrus
  • AliasPapyrus sedge, パピルス, Nile grass, 紙蚊帳吊, papyrus, シペラス
  • Place of originEgypt
  • Place of floweringWetlands, Greenhouse
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

What is Papyrus

Papyrus (scientific name: Cyperus papyrus) is a large, evergreen, perennial water plant in the family Cyperaceae, native to Egypt. The leaves are degenerate and scale-like. It is considered an ornamental plant. It was used as a calligraphic material in ancient Egypt. The stem has a triangular cross-section with white pith (fibers) inside. Cross-sections are cut into thin strips and pieced together, or the pith is peeled off and the pith is torn into small pieces, which are then dried to make calligraphy.

Common name:Papyrus, scientific name: Cyperus papyrus, also known as Cyperus, Papyrus sedge, Nile grass, origin: Nile River basin in Egypt, environment. Riparian, lakeside, living type: perennial, grass height: 1.5 to 2.5 m, stem color: green, stem cross-section: triangular, leaves: degenerate and scale-like, inflorescence form: small ears, flower ear length: 40 cm, flower color: brown, flowering season: July-August, fruit type: small hard fruits, fruit color: brown, use: ornamental plants.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    C. papyrus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Small ears
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typelarge, evergreen, perennial water plant
  • Flower colorsBrown
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height150.0 ~ 250.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.6 ~ 0.8 cm

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