Gahnia sieberiana



Gahnia sieberiana, common name red-fruit saw sedge, can form very large clumps 1.5 to 2 metres in diameter with flowering stems reaching 3 metres. The flowers occur in spring and summer at the ends of the stems in long clusters (pannicles) and are black in colour. The flowers are followed by shiny, red-brown seeds about 4 mm long.

Significance to the Ganai community.
The red fruits (nuts) were crushed and ground before eating. The leaf bases are also edible

100.00 Location Many specimens form part of the Tarwin River bank restoration plantings by the West Gippsland CMA in 2009/11

SKU: 100.00 TAGS: River restoration planting, Significance to the Ganai community

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