Cyperus rotundus, Coco nut-grass,
Hebrew: גומא הפקעים, Arabic: حشيشة السعيد
|| ||Cyperus rotundus L.|
|| || Coco nut-grass|
|| ||גומא הפקעים|
|| ||حشيشة السعيد|
|| || Cyperaceae, גמאיים|
|| ||30-40 cm in height; smooth, erect, triangular in cross-section |
|| ||Alternate, rosette, entire|
|| ||Green, brown|
|Fruits / pods:
|| ||Single-seeded fruit, brown to black with a network of grey lines; 2 mm long|
|| || February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
|| || Disturbed habitats|
|| ||Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Semi-steppe shrublands, Shrub-steppes, Deserts and extreme deserts|
|| || Subtropical - Tropical|
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.
rotundus, round, spherical; rounded.
- The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.