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tropical fimbry
Fimbristylis cymosa
Fimbristylis cymosa
tropical fimbry Sedge Family
Fimbristylis cymosa Cyperaceae
common names
  tropical fimbry
  button sedge
  mauu akiaki
accepted scientific name
  Fimbristylis cymosa R. Br.
rules for finding collection records
  Fimbristylis cymosa (275)
  Fimbristylis spathacea (0)
family name
  • Cyperaceae
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed All Year
Indigenous to Hawaii

How Likely at this Location (42%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

Salt Marsh
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Fimbristylis cymosa   R. Br.   (TSN: 40123, Index: 125)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names