It is herbaceous annual which reach upto the height of 10-20 cm (Singh et al. 2001) . At the edges of drying pools, in wet flushes, springs, along streams and rivers on sandy river bars. It is also a common weed of rice fields (Cook 1996). It is usually seen assocaited with Cyperus difformis, Fimbristylis miliaceae and Echinochloa colona (Daniel and Umamaheswari 2001). It is variable in height and common near water sources (Madras Herbaria 22 November 2010).

The world wide it is found in Old world tropics and subtropics (Cook 1996).



Fimbristylis sp. for ID from Delhi, along banks of river Yamuna. Pl. help.

Fimbristylis bisumbellata (Forssk.)





Hooghly Today : seems to be Fimbristylis sp.: Attachments (6). 3 posts by 2 authors.

Yet another sedge in front of our school.

Fimbristylis species in efi so far.  

This seems to be Fimbristylis bisumbellata (Forssk.) Bubani, as have been identified earlier by Tanveer Sir


Fimbristylis dichotoma photographed from banks of river Yamuna in Delhi.

Does not match with images at Fact sheet & other images (except yours) at Fimbristylis dichotoma

Appears close to your another post Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Cyperaceae- Fimbristylis for ID from Delhi-GS75, identified as Fimbristylis bisumbellata

Not Fimbristylis dichotoma, need a specimen to confirm the identity.




ID Request 210411SP03: Clicked at Yeoor hill, SGNP 

may be species of Cyperus but not C. rotundus 

I found it too small for C. rotundus. It is hardly 6 to 8 cm long

Any possibility of SCIRPUS sp. 

Photos are not clear If Possible please send better photographs. but it looks like a Fimbristylis bissumbilata.