Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Ancistrachne uncinulata (R.Br.) S.T.Blake
Blake, S.T. (1941) University of Queensland Papers, Department of Biology 1(19): 5.
Hooky Grass; Hooked hairy panic grass
A clumped grass about 1-2 m tall.
Inflorescence a rather sparse and open panicle of spikelets. Outermost perianth parts (glumes) about 3.5-4 mm long, clothed in short hooked hairs.
Seeds about 4 mm long, enclosed in husks (glumes) clothed in short hooked hairs.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Occurs in CYP, NEQ, CEQ and southwards as far as coastal central New South Wales. Altitudinal range in CYP and NEQ not known but collections have been made in the 200-760 m range. Usually grows in monsoon forest, vine thickets, brigalow scrub and similar habitats. Also occurs in the Philippines.
Panicum uncinulatum R.Br., Prod. : 191(1810), Type: Northern Australia, R. Brown; holo: BM?.
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