Cyperus alternifolius


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Noun1.Cyperus alternifolius - African sedge widely cultivated as an ornamental water plant for its terminal umbrellalike cluster of slender grasslike leavesCyperus alternifolius - African sedge widely cultivated as an ornamental water plant for its terminal umbrellalike cluster of slender grasslike leaves
sedge - grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of inconspicuous flowers
Cyperus, genus Cyperus - type genus of Cyperaceae; grasslike rhizomatous herbs; cosmopolitan except very cold regions
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Another sedge is Cyperus alternifolius, the Umbrella Plant.
Cyperus alternifolius is an extraordinary-looking houseplant.
Cyperus alternifolius (umbrella plant) offers small umbrellas of leaves (and also grows happily with less water on land).