Melinis repens

Melinis repens

Image of Melinus repens

(Red Natal grass)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Melinis repens

Common name(s)

Red Natal grass

Flower colour; life form

Grass, tufted to 150 cm tall

Distinguishing features

Hairs on ligule to 2 mm long. Inflorescence an open panicle with numerous pink or red hairs on spikelet fading to white with age

Melinus repens