|Scientific name:||Cyperus rotundus L.|
|Common name:||Coco nut-grass|
|Hebrew name:||גומא הפקעים|
|Arabic name:||حشيشة السعيد|
|Plant Family:||Cyperaceae, גמאיים|
|Stems:||30-40 cm in height; smooth, erect, triangular in cross-section|
|Leaves:||Alternate, rosette, entire|
|Fruits / pods:||Single-seeded fruit, brown to black with a network of grey lines; 2 mm long|
|Flowering Period:||February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
|Distribution:||Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Semi-steppe shrublands, Shrub-steppes, Deserts and extreme deserts|
|Chorotype:||Subtropical - Tropical|
Derivation of the botanical name:
Cyperus, kyperos, kypeiros "galingale, sedge"; Latin cyperos, the name cyperis, idis was applied by Plinius to the root of the Cyperus.
rotundus, round, spherical; rounded.
The Hebrew word: גומא, gômê or gomeh; in the Mishnah and Talmudic literature, gomeh is called "Gami" and sometimes also called "Papier".