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Ancistrachne uncinulata (R.Br.) S.T.Blake
Blake, S.T. (1941) University of Queensland Papers, Department of Biology 1(19): 5. Type: ?.
Panicum uncinulatum R.Br., Prod.: 191(1810), Type: Northern Australia, R. Brown; holo: BM?.
Hooky Grass; Hooked hairy panic grass
A clumped grass about 1-2 m tall.
Seeds about 4 mm long, enclosed in husks (glumes) clothed in short hooked hairs.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Occurs in CYP, NEQ 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.
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)