Species Eragrostis truncata Hack. (Eragrostis sp.)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- class: Liliopsida
  • --- order: Poales
  • ---- family: Poaceae
  • ----- species: Eragrostis truncata
Characteristics:perennial grass, 40cm tall, mat-forming, forming characteristic rings of raised cushions, the basal leaf sheath has long woolly hairs, inflorescence is a false spike, the spikelets flushed with purple
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 100
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