Species Thamnochortus spicigerus
Pictures from Observations
Etymology of Thamnochortus:
Gk. thamnos = a shrub; khortus = green herbage; referring to the overall colour of this plant. Peter Jonas Bergius states ‘Khortus = a grass, alluding to the hard shrubby habit and natural affinity of the plant’ (Cyclopaedia Abraham Rees, 1819).