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Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka
RED NATAL GRASS
Rhynchelytrum roseum Bews; Rhynchelytrum roseum Nees Stapf & CEHubb; Rhynchelytrum repens Willd CEHubb; Saccharum repens Willd; Tricholaena rosea Nees; Panicum teneriffae var roseum Nees FMBailey; Panicum teneriffae var rosea orth var FMBailey sensu Bailey, FM 1888; Panicum teneriffae var roseum FMBailey; Panicum teneriffae var rosea orth var FMBailey sensu Bailey, FM 1883; Rose Natal Grass; Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd) CE Hubbard; Rhynchelytrum roseum (Nees) Stapf & CE Hubbard ex Bews; Tricholaena repens (Willd) Hitchc

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Goodeniaphila cassisi @ AMNH_PBI (3)

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Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka
rose Natal grass

Image of Melinis repens

General Information
Symbol: MERE9
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Annual
Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : HI   I
L48   I
NAV   I
PB   I
PR   I
VI   I
Other Common Names: natal grass
Natal redtop
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

Images

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Tracey Slotta. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . South Africa. Usage Requirements .

Tracey Slotta. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . Germany, Erfurt. Usage Requirements .

Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States . USDA Miscellaneous Publication No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
RHRE2 Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd.) C.E. Hubbard
RHRO2 Rhynchelytrum roseum (Nees) Stapf & C.E. Hubbard ex Bews
SARE13 Saccharum repens Willd.
TRRE8 Tricholaena repens (Willd.) Hitchc.
TRRO7 Tricholaena rosea Nees

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Melinis P. Beauv. – stinkgrass
Species Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka – rose Natal grass

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Caribbean UPL
Hawaii FACU
Hawaii
South Pacific Islands FAC
North America
Arid West UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain UPL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont UPL
Great Plains UPL

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Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka
rose Natal grass

Image of Melinis repens

General Information
Symbol: MERE9
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Annual
Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : HI   I
L48   I
NAV   I
PB   I
PR   I
VI   I
Other Common Names: natal grass
Natal redtop
Data Source and Documentation
About our new maps
Plants-NRCS Logos
green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

Images

click on a thumbnail to view an image, or see all the Melinis thumbnails at the Plants Gallery

Tracey Slotta. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . South Africa. Usage Requirements .

Tracey Slotta. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . Germany, Erfurt. Usage Requirements .

Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States . USDA Miscellaneous Publication No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950. Usage Requirements .

slideshow

Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
RHRE2 Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd.) C.E. Hubbard
RHRO2 Rhynchelytrum roseum (Nees) Stapf & C.E. Hubbard ex Bews
SARE13 Saccharum repens Willd.
TRRE8 Tricholaena repens (Willd.) Hitchc.
TRRO7 Tricholaena rosea Nees

Classification

Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Melinis P. Beauv. – stinkgrass
Species Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka – rose Natal grass

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Caribbean UPL
Hawaii FACU
Hawaii
South Pacific Islands FAC
North America
Arid West UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain UPL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont UPL
Great Plains UPL

Related Links

More Accounts and Images
ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (MERE9)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (MERE9)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (RHRE2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (RHRO2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (SARE13)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (TRRE8)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (TRRO7)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (MERE9)
The Grass Manual on the Web - Treatment (MERE9)
The Grass Manual on the Web - Illustration (MERE9)
The Grass Manual on the Web - Map (MERE9)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (MERE9)
Related Websites
GU-Plant Threats to Pacific Ecosystems (RHRE2)
University of Hawaii Botany Department: Alien Plants of Hawaii (RHRE2)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover


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Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Melinis repens%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Melinis repens
Melinis repens
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Melinis repens
Melinis repens
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Melinis repens
Melinis repens
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Melinis repens
Melinis repens
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© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens
Melinis repens
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© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens
Melinis repens
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© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens
Melinis repens
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© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 1117 0609 [detail]
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 1117 0613 [detail]
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 1117 0615 [detail]
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 1117 0616 [detail]
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 1117 0617 [detail]
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0854 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0855 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0856 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0857 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0858 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0859 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0860 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

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Number of matches : 12
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Melinis repens ssp. repens%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 1117 0609 [detail]
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 1117 0613 [detail]
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 1117 0615 [detail]
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 1117 0616 [detail]
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 1117 0617 [detail]
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0854 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0855 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0856 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0857 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0858 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0859 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Melinis repens ssp. repens
Melinis repens ssp. repens
ID: 0000 0000 0218 0860 [detail]
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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