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Species Information

Agrostis continuata Stapf
(name current July 2011)
(Agrostis natalensis)

Growth form: Graminoid
Found within protected areas

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Agrostis natalensis - Perennial, 60 100 cm high. Leaves flat, up to 6 mm wide. Inflorescence dense, up to c 12 cm long, with numerous erect pale spikelets; lemma bearing short awn from near base.

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

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