Hemarthria altissima (Poir.) Stapf & C. E. Hubb. — Overview

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IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Perennial mat-forming grass, growing from creeping rhizomes. Inflorescences are often inconspicuous and difficult to distinguish from the actual culms. Spikelets often sunken into the flattened raceme, except when young (see image).


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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