Rytidosperma setifolium

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Species

Rytidosperma setifolium

Etymology

Rytidosperma: wrinkled seed
setifolium: bristle-leaved

Common Name(s)

Bristle tussock, mountain danthonia

Current Threat Status

2012 - Not Threatened

Previous Threat Status

2009 - Not Threatened
2004 - Not Threatened

Authority

Rytidosperma setifolium (Hook.f.) Connor et Edgar

Family

Poaceae

Flora Category

Vascular - Native

Synonyms

Danthonia semiannularis var. setifolia Hook.f., D. setifolia (Hook.f) Cockayne, Notodanthonia setifolia (Hook.f.) Zotov, Danthonia semiannularis var. alpina Buchanan

Distribution

Endemic. North Island from Te Moehau, Mt Pirongia and the Raukumara Range south. South Island throughout

Habitat

Montane to alpine mainly in grassland, herb and fell-field, but also on rocky bluffs, especially in the northern part of its range.

Threats

Not Threatened

Chromosome No.

2n = 24

Endemic Taxon

Yes

Endemic Genus

No

Endemic Family

No

Where To Buy

Not commercially available.

This page last updated on 17 Jan 2014

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