IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Robust perennial sedge, up to 1.5 m tall, often forming, partially submerged, dense stands. Stems round; leaves absent except for sheaths on the stems bases. Inflorescence sub-terminal, branched, reddish brown, borne at the base of an erect, sharply pointed bract, which does generally not overtop the inflorescence. A species used for weaving mats and baskets.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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