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Species Information

Eriochrysis brachypogon (Stapf) Stapf
(name current 2016)
(Eriochrysis brachypogon subsp. australis)


Growth form: Graminoid
Found within protected areas
Swaziland abundance: rare
Swaziland distribution: one quarter degree grid square only

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Eriochrysis brachypogon - Rather robust, up to 1,3 m high; leaf-sheaths woolly. Inflorescence c 10 cm long, much less hairy than in E. pallida.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

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