Umbrella palm

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Umbrella palm
Scientific Name : Cyperus alternifolius
Family : Cyperaceae
Common Name : Umbrella palm
A plant that prefers to grow in slushy soil. The modified stem of the plant is underground. The leaves are located densely on a long stem. They are arranged like a spiral. Suitable for planting in & around water bodies. For propagation, keep the fan-like stem part floating in water. From this new plants will emerge.
Propagation : Division, Stem cuttings
Longevity : Perennial