Cyperus gunnii

Family Cyperaceae

Tall, tufted perennial herb with short thick rhizome. Culms to 1.5 m high.

Flowers: October - December.

Fruit: Triangular nut.


Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout


  • Swamp margin habitat.
  • Occasional around lakes and dams at the Australian Botanic Garden in ephemeral wet zone.
Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland