Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Tenaxia
Family: Poaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Grass & Restios
Group : Plant

SPECIES
disticha var. disticha
NOTES

A dense tufted perennial with unbranched culms to 70 cm and narrow, filiform, glabrous leaves. Ligule a ring of short white hairs. Unpalatable and tough and an indicator of poor veld management.


AUTHORITY
(Nees) N.P.Barker & H.P.Linder
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Tufted grass
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A flattened spike with two rows of spikelets which are flattened and glabrous with almost equal glumes
Colour: Green
Common Name
Common fish bone grass
Mountain wire grass
Koperdraad
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the veld especially along thew roads
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
April
December
February
January
March
November
October
May
Synonyms for Species
Danthonia disticha
Merxmuellera disticha



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