Megathyrsus maximus

Megathyrsus maximus

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(Guinea Grass)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Megathyrsus maximus (syn. Panicum maximum)

Common name(s)

Guinea Grass

Flower colour; life form

Grass, clumping to 3 m tall

Distinguishing features

Leaves long, up to 2 cm wide, leaf-sheath may be hairy. Inflorescence a panicle with many whorls to 50 cm long.

Megathyrsus maximum