Hyparrhenia rufa

Hyparrhenia rufa

(Thatch Grass)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Hyparrhenia rufa

Common name(s)

Thatch Grass

Flower colour; life form

Grass, tufted to 3 m tall

Distinguishing features

Mid-culm internodes solid. Inflorescence branches paired often deflexed, each 1.5-4 cm long. Spikelets covered with red hairs (rufous).

Hyparrhenia rufa