Austrostipa rudis subsp. nervosa (Vickery) S.W.L.Jacobs & J.Everett APNI*
Synonyms: Stipa rudis subsp. nervosa (Vickery) J.Everett & S.W.L.Jacobs APNI*
Description: Awn usually <6 cm long, occasionally to 6.5 cm long, column usually <25 mm long, occasionally to 30 mm long; glumes firm to the tip or, especially the upper, membranous at the very tip. Callus 0.8–1.7 mm long, usually <20% the length of the floret (excluding awn); column <20 mm long; glumes narrow-truncate, firm at the tip, the upper glume 7–10 mm long.
Flowering: Flowers spring–summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in woodland on sandstone; coast and ranges.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
Text by SWL Jacobs and J Everett 1993 (as Stipa)
Taxon concept: Flora NSW vol 4 (1993)
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