Dactyloctenium aegyptium

Dactyloctenium aegyptium

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(Coast Finger Grass)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Dactyloctenium aegyptium

Common name(s)

Coast Finger Grass

Flower colour; life form

Grass, to 70 cm tall.

Distinguishing features

Plant often rooting at nodes. Ligule short, membraneous with hairy margins. Spikes digitate, usually 2-4, each to 5 cm long. Awns to 2.5 cm long.

Dactyloctenium aegyptium