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Species Information
 

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Eulalia villosa (Thunb.) Nees
(name current 2016)

Poaceae

Growth form: Graminoid
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: highveld only

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Eulalia villosa - Erect, tufted, up to 1,2 m high, usually less, general colour brownish. Leaves flat with strong midrib, softly hairy. Inflorescence of c five long slender grey-hairy racemes up to 15 cm long, erect, borne close together. Spikelets numerous, each with single much twisted awn, up to c 2 cm long.

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


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