Scientific Name:
Luzula banksiana var. acra Edgar, New Zealand J. Bot. 4: 173 (1966)

Lvs 3–8 mm. wide, rigid, us. erect. Flowering stems (6)–12–30–(40) cm. tall, > lvs at maturity. Infl. of several pedunculate clusters or occ. a ± compact head, clusters us. c. 10 × 10 mm., peduncles subequal, 1–3 cm. long; subtending bracts 2–9, rigid, > infl., the longest up to 3 times length of infl. Fls us. > 3 mm. long; tepals with light brown, rarely dark brown centre and cream, membr. margins. Capsule pale brown. 2n = 12.

[From: Moore and Edgar (1970) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 2.]

Indigenous (Endemic)
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Barkla J.W.; Courtney, S.P.; Champion, P.D.; Perrie, L.R.; Beadel, S.N.; Ford, K.A.; Breitwieser, I.; Schönberger, I.; Hindmarsh-Walls, R.; Heenan, P.B.; Ladley, K. 2018: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2017. New Zealand Threat Classification Series. No. 22. [Not Threatened]
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Champion, P.D.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Norton, D.A.; Hitchmough, R.A. 2013: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 3. Department of Conservation, Wellington. [Not Threatened]
Edgar, E. 1966: Luzula in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 4: 159–184.