Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
nerviglumis
NOTES

A dense tufted perennial grass with unbranched culms to 1 m and narrow, rolled, glabrous leaves. Ligule an inconspicuous hairy rim. Basal leaf sheaths overlapping and hairy at the base. Moderately palatable.


AUTHORITY
(Franch.) Zizka
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Tufted grass
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A contracted or open panicle with spikelets covered with long white, pink or purple hairs
Colour: White
Notes: Has pink hairs
Colour: Pink
Notes: Hairs may be purple
Colour: Purple
Common Name
Bristle leaved red top
Steekblaarblinkgras
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Magical uses
Unspecified use
Months
November
December
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
All year
Synonyms for Species
Rhynchelytrum nerviglume
Rhynchelytrum nyassanum
Rhynchelytrum ramosum
Rhynchelytrum rhodesianum
Rhynchelytrum setifolium



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