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Aristida longicollis (Domin) Henrard
Family Poaceae
Aristida longicollis (Domin) Henrard APNI*

Description: Tufted perennial to 0.8 m high; culms compressed near the base or terete, branched, erect, rigid, smooth, striate.

Leaves with sheath scabrous to pubescent, strongly striate; ligule 0.5–1 mm long; blade conduplicate, rigid, sharply pointed, usually pubescent and striate.

Panicle spike-like, dense, usually continuous, to 10 cm long, branches short, closely appressed to main axis. Glumes thinly membranous, acuminate, entire or notched, cuspidate to aristulate, unequal. Lemma narrowed upwards, 5–9.5 mm long, tuberculate-scabrous in the upper half; awns capillary, stiff, divaricate, equal or subequal, to 25 mm long.


Flowering: in response to rain.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in open woodland and mallee communities on duplex and red earth soils.
NSW subdivisions: NWP
Other Australian states: Qld N.T.
AVH map***

Text by S. W. L. Jacobs & S. M. Hastings
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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