Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Elegia
Family: Restionaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Grass & Restios
Group : Plant

SPECIES
mucronata
NOTES

A dioecious, tufted perennial restio with unbranched stems to about 1 m. The leafy sheaths are deciduous. The flowers are shorter than 3 mm.


AUTHORITY
(Nees) Kunth
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Spikelets clustered at the nodes and hidden by 5-10 long spathes which eventually drop off
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Dakriet
Mountain restio
Habitat
NOTES: Found on the sandy river bank along the freshwater section at the top of the Kromme
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
Uses
Other uses
Used for thatching
Months
December
Synonyms for Species
Chondropetalum tectorum



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