Calflora
Taxon  Report   11828 
Melinis repens  (Willd.) Zizka  ssp. repens 
Natal grass, ruby grass
Melinis repens ssp. repens
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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Melinis repens ssp. repens
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Melinis repens ssp. repens
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Melinis repens ssp. repens, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California.

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Melinis repens ssp. repens
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melinis
Parent Record Melinis repens
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Rhynchelytrum repens
ICPN: Rhynchelytrum roseum
ICPN: Tricholaena rosea
More information about  Melinis repens ssp. repens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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