Grasslike Fimbry

Grasslike Fimbry
English Common Name
Grasslike Fimbry
Scientific name
Fimbristylis bisumbellata
Order: Poales, Family: Cyperaceae
3 cm – 11 cm (size of its leaves)
Species Distribution
In Okinawa, Izena, Miyako, and Okinawa Islands. Other distribution areas include Africa, India, Malaysia, Twaiwan, Kanto and a part of Hokuriku regions of Honshu of Japan.
Okinawa Red List of Threatened Species:Vulnerable
This species naturally grows in wetlands and paddy fields. Since population and distribution areas are known to be limited, habitat reduction due to modern development is a concern.

Updated February 2019

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