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Robust perennial growing from long creeping rhizomes, up to 2.5 m. Submerged parts whitish, developing aerial roots from the nodes. Leaves linear-lanceolate, up to 75 cm long. Inflorescence a narrow panicle, up to 40 cm long. Spikelets 7-15 mm long, excluding awn, elliptic-oblong.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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