Taxon profile


Mediterranean Needle-grass
Achnatherum capense (Thunb.) Beauv.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  genus Achnatherum - needlegrass

Scientific synonyms

Stipa capensis Thunb.
Stipa retorta Cav.
Stipa seminuda Vahl ex Hornem.
Stipa tenacissima Ucria
Stipa tortilis Desf.

Other names

= Cape Ricegrass

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Stipa capensis Thunb.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Stipa capensis]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009

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