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Elegia mucronata

   (Family: Restionaceae)
Afrikaans: Bergriet  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 2m
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Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Biome: Fynbos
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  The floral spikes are subtended by large, pale spathes 5-10cm long.
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Description EDIT
Robust tufted perennial with cane-like stems to 2m.
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Distribution EDIT
Marshes and seeps, mainly montane, in the Western Cape.
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  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  


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