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Author Topic: Sudden Valley, Arthur's Pass, New Zealand  (Read 2669 times)

HamishBrown

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Re: Sudden Valley, Arthur's Pass, New Zealand
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2015, 06:30:39 PM »
The iconic NZ Apiacaea genus is the Aciphylla or spear grass.  They are characterised by rigid pointed leaves and species range in stature from 1.5 m to to cushion plants.  I only saw one Aciphylla up suden valley and didn't get a very good photo of it.  There is a nice photo of Aciphylla simplex on this post http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=12572.0 and another of Aciphylla glaucescens on this post http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=11701.msg304432#msg304432

 


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