Alexgeorgea ganopoda L.A.S.Johnson & B.G.Briggs
Austral.Syst.Bot. 3:752-754,Figs 1,2 (1990)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 12 August 1994

Dioecious rhizomatous, perennial, herb (sedge-like), 0.1-0.5 m high. Peaty sand. Seasonally-wet areas.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Denmark, Manjimup.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Friday 1 September 2017

Rhizomes spreading, glabrous. Basal sheath glabrous, glossy, striate. Culms terete, internal structure (at base of culm) solid, glabrous, striate, not marbled, not fasciculate. Culm 75-400 mm long. Sheaths (including blade) spreading, dull, striate, glabrous, margins not translucent. Apex elongated, glabrous. Dioecious (with separate male and female plants). Posture (male inflorescences only) More or less erect, Culms unbranched below the inflorescence. Male spikelet 3-7 mm long. Subtending bract glabrous, Outer bract 2-4 mm long, margins firm and opaque, Apex acute. Perianth glabrous. 1.7-3 mm long. Inner bract glabrous, margins firm and opaque, Apex acute. Inner bract 1.8-3.2 mm long. Filament 1.8-3.7 mm long. Anther 1-1.7 mm long. Style one, arising centrally from the ovary apex. Flowering Time January, April, November or December. Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregions Jarrah Forest, Mallee or Warren. Conservation Code Priority Three (P3).