Species

Ampelodesmos mauritanicus

Common Name(s)

Mauritanian grass, stramma

Authority

Ampelodesmos mauritanicus (Poir.) T. Durand & Schinz

Family

Poaceae

Brief Description

Robust tussock to 1 m tall with drooping leaves; erect culms to 2 m or more, with drooping panicle branchlets.

Distribution

Rare; establishing near planted specimens in NZ

Flower Colours

Green,White

Propagation Technique

Division or from seed

Year Naturalised

2003

Origin

Mediterranean

Reason for Introduction

Ornamental

This page last updated on 18 Mar 2018