Scientific Name:
Arrhenatherum elatius subsp. bulbosum (Willd.) Schübl. & G.Martens (1834)
  • Avena bulbosa Willd. (1799)
  • Arrhenatherum bulbosum (Willd.) C.Presl (1820)
  • Arrhenatherum avenaceum var. bulbosum (Willd.) Hartm.
Vernacular Name(s):
onion twitch

Culm nodes densely hairy; internodes sometimes with scattered long fine hairs above and below nodes, basal internodes swollen, bulbous or pear-shaped.

[From: Edgar and Connor (2000) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 5 (second printing).]

Edgar, E.; Connor, H.E. 2010: Flora of New Zealand Volume V Grasses. Edition 2. Manaaki Whenua Press.