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Thamnochortus insignis

   (Family: Restionaceae)
Afrikaans: Dekriet  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 2m
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Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Loam (gritty, moist, and retains water easily)
Biome: Fynbos
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
Flower type
  Flower info
  Female spikelets are 15-25mm long.
  Leaf info EDIT
  Seed info EDIT
Description EDIT
Large, tufted perennial with simple hairless stems to 2m.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Loamy soils between coastal dunes on the Agulhas Plain.
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Ecology EDIT
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  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  


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