Swaziland's Flora Database:
Radinosiphon leptostachya (Baker) N.E.Br.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Restricted distribution within southern Africa
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Radinosiphon leptostachya - Slender, soft, reaching c 45 cm high. Leaves grass-like, as tall as inflorescence, c 6 mm wide, midrib faint. Inflorescence axis slender with few leaf-like bracts, nodes slightly prominent. Spike elongated, bracts c 15 mm long or less. Perianth pink, mauve or magenta; tube narrow-cylindrical, up to 45 mm long; segments rather narrow, up to 15 mm long, with pointed tips, uppermost slightly longer, arched over.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.