Egyptian grass (Dactyloctenium aegyptium)

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Egyptian grass fact file

Egyptian grass description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderCyperales
FamilyPoaceae
GenusDactyloctenium (1)

Information on Dactyloctenium aegyptium is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Crowfoot grass, Durban crowsfoot grass.
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Egyptian grass status

Dactyloctenium aegyptium has yet to be classified by the IUCN.

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References

  1. ITIS (July, 2011)
    http://www.itis.gov
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Egyptian grass seed heads  
Egyptian grass seed heads

© Dinesh Valke

Dinesh Valke
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/

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