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Species Information
 

Fuirena pubescens (Poir.) Kunth var. pubescens
(name current July 2011)
(Fuirena pubescens)

CYPERACEAE
(exotic - see Alien Plants Database)
Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Fuirena pubescens - Rather slender, 30 cmi m high, with stem c 3 mm wide. Leaves few, blades 5 mm wide or less. Inflorescence rather condensed; spikelets dark green, downy, each c 1 cm long x 3 mm wide; glumes broad suddenly tapering to long slender spreading points.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.


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