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Cannomois grandis

Cannomois grandis, female plant
Common names: giant river-reed, large bell reed, grand Cape-reed, rekoala, pokers (Eng.); bergbamboes, besemriet, besemgoed, olifantsriet, perdehoef, assegaai (Afr.
Family: Restionaceae

... belongs to the large southern hemisphere restio family, Restionaceae, which constitutes more than 400 species of about 40 genera in ...

17 / 10 / 2016 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Willdenowia teres

Willdenowia teres
Common names: None recorded.
Family: Restionaceae

... is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Restionaceae, endemic to the fynbos  regions of South Africa. ...

22 / 07 / 2015 | Sisanda Alakhe Velembo-Mhlauli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Thamnochortus spicigerus

Thamnochortus spicigerus
Common names: large thatching reed (Engl.); duineriet, olifantsriet, dekriet (Afr.)
Family: Restionaceae

... adapted to be pollinated by wind, like most members of the Restionaceae. The male inflorescences sway in the wind, releasing pollen, ... or if there is little or no air movement. The Restionaceae family contains about 28 genera and 400 species. Members of the ...

20 / 04 / 2015 | Phumza Bavuma | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Elegia aggregata

Elegia aggregata
Common names: Hermanus riet (Afr.)
Family: Restionaceae

... plant are very short and culms are unbranched and round. The Restionaceae family typically have leaves in sheaths along stems (culms). ... aggregata is one of the fastest growing plants in the Restionaceae. The natural distribution of Elegia aggregata is on ...

06 / 01 / 2014 | Zitobile Sikova | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Rhodocoma fruticosa

Rhodocoma fruticosa
Common names: kanet (Afr.)
Family: Restionaceae

... sowing and use until pricking out. The family name, Restionaceae, refers to the Latin restis , which means cord or rope. Restionaceae are found in the southern hemisphere with ± 357 species occurring ...

08 / 07 / 2013 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Elegia grandispicata

Male in flower
Common names: none known
Family: Restionaceae

... and use until pricking out. The family name, Restionaceae, is derived from the Latin restis , which means cord or rope and refers to their former use. Restionaceae are found in the southern hemisphere, with ± 357 species ...

24 / 06 / 2013 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Elegia cuspidata

Elegia cuspidata
Common names: blombiesie (Afr.)
Family: Restionaceae

... but do tend to become untidy with age. African Restionaceae contains 8 genera made up of ± 350 species. Restios are one of ...

27 / 06 / 2011 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Elegia nuda

E. nuda mixed male and female plants
Common names: none known
Family: Restionaceae

... may refer to the flowers not being covered by bracts. Restionaceae is one of the main components of fynbos vegetation. There are over 350 species within Restionaceae with Elegia alone containing more than 50 species. ...

19 / 04 / 2010 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Platycaulos callistachyus

Platycaulos callistachyus female flowers
Common names: none
Family: Restionaceae

... callistachyus is the largest. There are ± 480 species of Restionaceae worldwide with 330 species occurring in Africa. The family name, Restionaceae, refers to the Latin restis, which means cord or rope. ...

08 / 06 / 2009 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Thamnochortus lucens

Thamnochortus lucens male
Common names: jakkalsstert (Afr.)
Family: Restionaceae

... they are over-watered with little air movement. The Restionaceae family contains about 28 genera and 400 species. They are mostly ... southern hemisphere although one species occurs in Vietnam. Restionaceae comes from a Latin word, restis, and means cord or rope. ...

02 / 03 / 2009 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Elegia stipularis

E. stipularis
Common names: cushion restio
Family: Restionaceae

... as it gets sufficient watering. The family name, Restionaceae, refers to the Latin restis, which means cord or rope. There ...

10 / 12 / 2007 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Rhodocoma gigantea

Rhodocoma gigantea
Common names: dekriet, olifantsriet (Afr.)
Family: Restionaceae

19 / 03 / 2007 | Karen Wall | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Thamnochortus bachmannii

Thamnochortus bachmannii
Common names: steenbok reed (Eng.); steenboksriet (Afr.)
Family: Restionaceae

... Darling and Hopefield from 1883-1887. The family name, Restionaceae, refers to the Latin restis , which means cord or rope. ...

08 / 05 / 2006 | M Twine | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Rhodocoma capensis

Rhodocoma capensis
Family: Restionaceae

... in the form of a deep layer of mulch. Like all other Restionaceae, Rhodocoma capensis is wind pollinated. The seeds are very ... the old Cape Province. It is part of the large family of Restionaceae, a southern hemisphere family of more than 400 species of about 40 ...

04 / 10 / 2004 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Cannomois virgata

Male inflorescence
Common names: bell reed, rekoala (Eng.); bergbamboes, besemriet,olifantsriet, perdehoef, assegaai (Afr.)
Family: Restionaceae

... in frozen or very wet, cold soils. Like all other Restionaceae, Cannomois virgata is wind pollinated. The seeds are large ... belongs to the large southern hemisphere family of Restionaceae, which constitutes more than 400 species of about 40 genera in ...

26 / 07 / 2004 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Thamnochortus cinereus

Female plant in flower
Common names: silver reed (Eng.); silverriet (Afr.)
Family: Restionaceae

... reach a height of 1.5 m above the foliage. Members of the Restionaceae family do not have real leaves but the sterile branches at the ... southern part of South Africa. It is part of the family of Restionaceae, which is widespread throughout the southern hemisphere and can be ...

31 / 05 / 2004 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Elegia capensis

Elegia capensis
Common names: horsetail restio (Eng.); besemriet, fonteinriet, katstert, kanet (Afr.)
Family: Restionaceae

... all ripe at the same time. While most other genera of the Restionaceae make seed collecting difficult because all the seed is shed in a ... genus Elegia , and 18 other genera belong to the family Restionaceae.   The name Elegia is presumed to come from the Greek ...

09 / 02 / 2004 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Elegia equisetacea

Elegia equisetacea
Family: Restionaceae

04 / 08 / 2003 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Rhodocoma foliosa

Rhodocoma foliosa
Common names: Mikado stems (Eng.); kort Langeberg riet (Afr.)
Family: Restionaceae

... in large quantities by the female plants. Like most Restionaceae this species must be grown in full sun, prefers a well-drained ... Rhodocoma is one of the smaller genera of the family of Restionaceae, with six described species. Growth forms vary from stiff, bare ...

21 / 07 / 2003 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Restio multiflorus

Restio multiflorus
Family: Restionaceae

... and grow in a more or less tufted form. Like many other Restionaceae, the young plants produce finely branched juvenile stems which ... on the outside part of the plant. The family name of Restionaceae refers to the Latin  restis , which means cord or rope and ...

02 / 06 / 2003 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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