Agrostis trachychlaena

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Agrostis trachychlaena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Agrostis
Species: A. trachychlaena
Binomial name
Agrostis trachychlaena

Agrostis trachychlaena is a species of grass in the Poaceae family. It is endemic to Inaccessible and Nightingale Islands, Tristan da Cunha. Its natural habitat is subantarctic grassland.

Less than 250 mature individuals are thought to exist.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Jakubowsky, G. (2003). "Agrostis trachychlaena". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Agrostis trachychlaena". Gallery: Plants in Danger. LiveScience. Retrieved 16 March 2014.