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Hyparrhenia Hirta

Botanical Name:

Hyparrhenia hirta

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Characteristics

Plant Type

Caespitose perennial arising from short underground rhizomes, the basal leaf-sheaths glabrous or very rarely obscurely puberulous; flowering culms wiry, typically 30–60 cm. high (1 m. or more in exceptionally robust plants), standing over a dense leafy tussock 10–20 cm. high.

Flower

Lodicules 2; cuneate; fleshy. Anthers 3. Stigmas 2.

Taxonomy

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Hyparrhenia

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