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Updated 1/15/2014

Family Cyperaceae


Machaerina angustifolia

Saddle Road, Hawaii

Wa'ahila Ridge, Oahu



Common in wet forests of the Main Hawaiian Islands.  Long strap-like leaves lacking midrib, spikelets with 3 - 6 flowers, the endemic Machaerina mariscoides subsp. meyenii with a single flower.  Hawaii, New Guinea & the Society Islands.