Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Grass & Restios
Group : Plant

SPECIES
distichum
NOTES

A creeping, water-loving perennial to 30 cm which has stolons and rhizomes and roots at the nodes. Leaf blades up to 8 mm wide, flattened and glabrous except for hairs near the ligule which is a membrane 3 mm long.


AUTHORITY
L.
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Mat forming grass
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The two racemes bend outwards at maturity. The glabrous spikelets are borne in two rows
Colour: Green
Common Name
Couch paspalum
Kweekpaspalum
Habitat
NOTES: Grows round the edges of Woodlands vlei
HABITAT NAME: Vlei
Uses
Fodder
A good grazing grass
Months
November
December
January
February
March
April
May
Synonyms for Species
Paspalum paspalodes



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