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Ihlenfeldtia excavataIndigofera brachystachya

Imperata cylindrica
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Imperata cylindrica

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Imperata cylindrica (Poaceae). It is a perennial rhizomatous grass native to east and southeast Asia, India, Australia, and eastern and southern Africa. It grows from 0.6–3 m tall. The leaves are about 2 cm wide near the base of the plant and narrow to a sharp point at the top; the margins are finely toothed and are embedded with sharp silica crystals. The main vein is a lighter colour than the rest of the leaf and tends to be nearer to one side of the leaf. Sowing : Sow seeds in summer. Locality : Ficksburg. Date of harvest : July 2018.