Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Garnotia stricta var. longiseta Hack.

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Herbarium specimen. © CSIRO

Hackel, E. (1909) Allgemeine Botanische Zeitschrift fur Systematik 15: 141. Type: Am Mount Mariveles in der Provinz Bataan auf Luzon (Philippinen). .. Ca. 1200 m; 12 Dez. 1908. leg. Elmer D. Merrill.


Annual with hairy nodes.


Leaf-blade thinly textured with a wide whitish midrib, base of leaf-blade above ligule densely hairy; leaf sheath hairy in the upper part and with a dense hairy ring at the base; ligule with hairs on back of shoulders, erosed membrane on the inside.


Inflorescence strongly contracted, linear in outline. Rachis triquetrous in cross-section, Spikelets solitary, fertile spikelet with pedicel 1 mm long; Single fertile floret or spikelet. Glumes similar and with 3 green scabrid veins, lower glume keeled, scabrid, with 3 veins, awn very thin and wiry, 6-14 mm long


Caryopsis smooth, oblong, ca. 2 mm long.


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Distribution and Ecology

Occurs in CYP and NEQ. Altitudinal range from 20-400 m. Grows in sandy soils and sometimes on rocks along streams in rainforest and vine forest. Also from New Guinea.

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