Eragrostis curvula

Eragrostis curvula

(African Love Grass, Weeping Love Grass)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Eragrostis curvula

Common name(s)

African Love Grass, Weeping Love Grass

Flower colour; life form

Grass; densely tufted to about 1.2 m tall.

Distinguishing features

Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf blades often curved, marginal glands absent. Basal sheath not compressed, pubescent, coriaceous, yellow. Inflorescence 6-30 cm long, 4-13 florets per spikelet.

Eragrostis curvula