Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
stricta
NOTES

A perennial grass to about 80 cm with very narrow linear leaves which are only about 0.5 mm wide.


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


Colour
Notes: Straw-coloured, purple tinged, awned spikelets, are borne in an interrupted panicle. The glumes are 3-7 nerved and the lemmas have 4 or more tufts of marginal hairs. The central awn is geniculate
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Cape wire grass
Bokbaardgras
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Danthonia stricta
Merxmuellera stricta



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