Fimbristylis from the Latin 'fimbria' meaning thread or fringe and the Greek 'stylos' meaning pillar or column, referring to the fimbriate style of some members of this genus. Dichotoma from the Greek 'dichotomia' meaning divided in two or forked, referring to the anthela (seed head or inflorescence) appearance of continually dividing by twos.
Distribution and status
Herbarium regions: North Western, Lake Eyre, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Murray
NRM regions: Alinytjara Wilurara, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin
AVH map: SA distribution map (external link)
|Location||No. of seeds|
|BGA||40,000 (5.06 g)||30+||9-May-2007||RJB71692|