Retz., Obs. Bot. 4:9 (1786/7).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Perennial, 15-30 cm high, with extensive somewhat brittle horizontal rhizomes covered with fibrous sheaths, lacking tubers; from the rhizomes vertical leafy shoots arise; leaves grass-like, distinctly grey-green, channelled above but not keeled below, the margins often incurved, 10-20 cm long, c. 2 mm broad, with loose sheaths; stems erect, terete, longer than the leaves.
Nut obovoid, c. 1.5 x 1 mm, slightly 3-angled, brown, smooth, rather dull, about half the length of the glume.
S.Aust.: EP. native to Asia.
Flowering time: June (1 record).
SA Distribution Map based
on current data relating to
specimens held in the
State Herbarium of South Australia
The identity of the specimens from SL and SE is doubtful.
Not yet available