Electronic Flora of South Australia species Fact Sheet
Edgar, New Zealand J. Bot. 2:186, figs 7 & 21 (1964).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Perennial; stems arising from a rhizome, greyish-green, easily compressed, 20-120cm high and 1-2.3 mm diam., pith interrupted, with large air-spaces; stem striations 30-80; leaf-blades 0; leaf-sheaths dark.
Inflorescence a lateral more or less compact panicle; flowers more or less clustered on the panicle branches, pale-coloured; perianth 1.7-2.2 mm long; stamens 3 (rarely to 4).
Capsule exceeding the perianth.
Occurs in damp places.
S.Aust.: SL, SE. W.Aust.; N.S.W.; Vic.; Tas. Apparently introduced in New Zealand.
Flowering time: recorded in Dec. and Feb.
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