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Herbarium specimen. Copyright DERM
Fimbristylis depauperata R.Br.
Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae: 227. Type: ?.
Annual, up to 40 cm tall.
Inflorescence simple or compound, with few to several spikelets; spikelets pale bron and turgid. Base of involucral bracts with dense long hairs. Glumes very broadly ovate, broader than long, often minutely ciliolate at the upper edges, with a prominent keel and faint veins on either side of keel. Base of style flat and fused, with long hairs.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Occurs in WA, NT, CYP, NEQ and CQ. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 900 m. Grows along tracks in closed forest, Eucalypt forest and swampy places in wooded grassland. Also occurs in Malesia and New Guinea.