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Eriocaulon pygmaeum Factsheet

Male flowers in head with dark grey to black anthers; lower part of head axis with dense hairs 1-2 mm long (clearly evident when flowers removed); bracts subtending flowers in head (ignoring bracts at base of head) 0.5-1 mm wide; seeds with a prominent network of white reticulate ridges

 

 

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Eriocaulon cinereum Factsheet

Male flowers in head with cream to yellow anthers; lower part of head axis glabrous or with sparse inconspicuous hairs to c. 0.5 mm long; bracts subtending flowers in head (ignoring bracts at base of head) less than 0.5 mm wide; seeds smooth or if obscurely reticulate then ridges not white