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rose Natal grass
Melinis repens
Melinis repens
rose Natal grass Grass Family
Melinis repens Poaceae
common names
  rose Natal grass
  Natal red top
accepted scientific name
  Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka
rules for finding collection records
  Melinis repens (219)
  Rhynchelytrum repens (7)
  Rhynchelytrum roseum (0)
  Tricholaena rosea (0)
family name
  • Poaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Zoya Akulova
Image License: CC BY-NC
Image Source Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed All Year
Introduced. Native to Africa.

How Likely at this Location (36%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Melinis repens   (Willd.) Zizka   (TSN: 565301, Index: 551)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names