Graines Cyperus alternifolius - Papyrus

Graines Cyperus alternifolius - Papyrus

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Papyrus | Graines reproductibles, Graines Non Traitées

This beautiful plant develops quickly and is comfortable in a humid environment. It is so easily found in wet sites that it is often considered as an invasive plant. This original plant is very well suited for pot cultivation. 

10 seeds

The Papyrus (Cyperus Papyrus L.), also called Pable Souchet, Souchet Papyrus or Souchet du Nile, is a plant of the family of cyperaceaes widespread in the wetlands of most of theAfrica.

This marsh plant can reach 3 to 5 meters high. It consists of a triangular section stem supporting at its top of rays arranged in a star, which constitute theumbelle. Jade green in color, the rays are long, fine and persistent. Some umbels are fertile and carry brown that ensure sexual reproduction. The others are sterile and contribute to Photosynthesis which ensures growth.

The papyrus was formerly present in Egypt on the banks of Nil and its annexes, although it has become very rare in the wild today. It was widely harvested in the ancientEgypt and cultivated, especially in Delta and at Fayoum. It was used as a raw material to make a form of paper also called Papyrus in Latin and French. The oldest testimony of this papyrus paper is a fragment of roller found in a tomb of Iera Dynasty, around 2900 av. AD, almost three millennia before the first Chinese paper, made of vegetable fibers but according to a different proceduren 1. For almost 4000 years, it was the support ofwriting the most important ofAntiquity (Egypt, Greece, Rome, Byzantine Empire) until 'To the ancient acts of the Kings Merovingians (VE - VIIIe centuries) in France and the last papales on papyrus XIe century1.

In theancient Egypt, in addition to its symbolic and artistic importance, it also had multiple uses in daily life : with the dried stems were made of the boats, with the fibers of the bark of Strikes were made of baskets, baskets, sandals, ashes served as a medical material and the roots and shoots were consumed.

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