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Melinis repens  (Willd.) Zizka
Taxonomic Serial No.: 565301

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd.) C.E. Hubb.
    Rhynchelytrum roseum (Nees) Stapf & C.E. Hubb. ex Bews
    Saccharum repens Willd.
    Tricholaena repens (Willd.) Hitchc.
    Tricholaena rosea Nees
    Erianthus repens (Willd.) P. Beauv.
    Melinis rosea (Nees) Hack.
    Monachyron roseum (Nees) Parl.
    Monachyron tonsum (Nees) Parl.
    Panicum roseum (Nees) Steud.
    Panicum sphacelatum (Benth.) Steud.
    Panicum tonsum (Nees) Steud.
    Rhynchelytrum roseum (Nees) Stapf & C.E. Hubb.
    Rhynchelytrum tonsum (Nees) Lanza & Mattei
    Tricholaena tonsa Nees
    Melinis repens ssp. repens (Willd.) Zizka
    Rhynchelytrum repens var. roseum (Nees) Chiov.
    Tricholaena repens var. rosea (Nees) Alberts.
    Panicum roseum f. hirtum Kuntze
  Common Name(s): rose Natal grass
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusMelinis P. Beauv. – stinkgrass  
                                  SpeciesMelinis repens (Willd.) Zizka – rose Natal grass  

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  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at and formerly at   
  Reference for: Melinis repens   
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Melinis repens   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Melinis repens   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Caribbean Territories, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Continental US, Introduced  






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