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Congest spikerush (Eleocharis congesta)

Purun or congest spikerush (Eleocharis congesta) is a species of plant in the Cyperaceae, herbaceous in the form of a thick, erect, dark green reed, 10-25 cm high, 1-2 mm thick, cylindrical, smooth and shiny. Spikelet inflorescences at the tip of the reed, brown, 1-9 mm long, 1-3 cm wide and many flowers.

E. congesta grows in swamps, shallow lakes and rice fields at an elevation of 5-2500 meters, is resistant to brackish water, resistant to flooding and resistant to drought. This species forms dense colonies and covers surfaces.

Dlium Congest spikerush (Eleocharis congesta)


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Eleocharideae
Genus: Eleocharis
Species: Eleocharis congesta
Variety: Eleocharis congesta var. congesta, Eleocharis congesta var. japonica, Eleocharis congesta var. thermalis

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