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Guinea grass
Megathyrsus maximus
Megathyrsus maximus
Guinea grass Grass Family
Megathyrsus maximus Poaceae
common names
  Guinea grass
  green panic grass
accepted scientific name
  Megathyrsus maximus (Jacq.) B.K. Simon & S.W.L. Jacobs
rules for finding collection records
  Panicum maximum (191)
  Megathyrsus maximus (186)
  Urochloa maxima (73)
family name
  • Poaceae
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Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed All Year
Introduced. Native to Africa.

How Likely at this Location (60%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Megathyrsus maximus   (Jacq.) B.K. Simon & S.W.L. Jacobs   (TSN: 40945, Index: 557)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names