Fimbristylis dichotoma (L.) Vahl ssp. dichotoma
(name current July 2011)
(name updated July 2011)
(Fimbristylis dichotoma (L.) Vahl)
Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: highveld/middleveld
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Fimbristylis dichotoma - Tufted, 60 cm—i m high. Leaves flat, c 3 mm wide, often twisted. Stem stiffly erect, longer than leaves. Inflorescence spreading, repeatedly branched, c 10 cm long X 5 cm wide; spikelets well separated, c 6 mm long x 3 mm wide; glumes dark brown, hairless, blunt with narrow rnembranous margin.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.