|Scientific name:||Cyperus conglomeratus Rottb.|
|Synonym name:||Cyperus macrorrhizusNees|
|Hebrew name:||גומא מגובב|
|Plant Family:||Cyperaceae, גמאיים|
|Stems:||4-30 cm; Stem 1-2.5 cm in diameter, trigonous, stiff, smooth base some times slightly swollen|
|Leaves:||Alternate, rosette, entire|
|Fruits / pods:||Achene oblong 3-4 mm long|
|Flowering Period:||February, March, April, May, June|
|Distribution:||Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Semi-steppe shrublands, Shrub-steppes|
Derivation of the botanical name:
Cyperus, kyperos, kypeiros "galingale, sedge"; Latin cyperos, the name cyperis, idis was applied by Plinius to the root of the Cyperus.
conglomeratus, clustered together; conglomerate.
macrorrhizus, μακροϛ, long; tall, high, deep, far; with large roots or root stocks.
The Hebrew word: גומא, gômê or gomeh; in the Mishnah and Talmudic literature, gomeh is called "Gami" and sometimes also called "Papier".