Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
congesta
Sub Species
congesta
NOTES

A tufted perennial to 90 cm with glabrous leaves which roll when mature. The leaf sheath is keeled and glabrous or hairy. Ligule a ring of short hairs. Low grazing value.


AUTHORITY
Roem. & Schult.
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Tufted grass
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Each spikelet has a single floret with a tripartite awn which protrudes almost horizontally
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Tassel three awn
Katstertsteekgras
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the fynbos
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Medicinal uses
Unspecified use
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Aristida alopercuroides
Aristida longicauda



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