Imperata cylindrica (L.) P.Beauv. Kunai Grass
Ess.Agrostogr. 165 (1812)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 19 November 1993

Rhizomatous, densely tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.3-1.5 m high. Fl. white, May to Sep. Black clay, clayey sand.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, Hamersley, Hart, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pindanland, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.