Botanical name: Fimbristylis ovata Family: Cyperaceae (Sedge family)
Synonyms: Cyperus monostachyos, Fimbristylis monostachya, Carex ovata
One-Spike Fimbry is a perennial, clustered herb, 15-35 cm tall, slender. Roots are fibrous, white or brown. Stems are erect, triangular, solid, hairy. Stipules are absent. Leaves are simple, not lobed or divided, stalkless, linear, more than 2 cm long, 0.5-1 mm wide, margin entire, tip pointed, base clasping. Leaf sheath is present, compressed in cross section. Flowers are bisexual, grouped together in a single spikelet at the top, ovoid, ellipsoid, or oblong-ovoid, 7-13 x 5 mm, green. Fruit is a nut. One-Spike Fimbry is found throughout the Tropical world.
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