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Polynesian twigrush
Machaerina angustifolia
Machaerina angustifolia
Polynesian twigrush Sedge Family
Machaerina angustifolia Cyperaceae
common name
  Polynesian twigrush
accepted scientific name
  Machaerina angustifolia (Gaudich.) T. Koyama
rules for finding collection records
  Machaerina angustifolia (298)
family name
  • Cyperaceae
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Rush
Plant Observed All Year
Native. Indigenous.

How Likely at this Location (46%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Machaerina angustifolia   (Gaudich.) T. Koyama   (TSN: 40343, Index: 257)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names