Malolotja Nature Reserve: Annotated Grasses Checklist

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Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees
Weeping love grass  
Abundant, particularly on disturbed ground such as along roadsides and on previously cultivated areas, at various altitudes.

Eragrostis gummiflua Nees
Gum grass  
Uncommon, recorded from middle Malolotja valley.

Eragrostis hierniana Rendle
(E. uniglumis Hack.)

Uncommon, recorded from middle Malolotja valley.

Eragrostis sp. c.f. micrantha Hack.

Uncommon, one record from middle Malolotja valley, collected by Professor Compton in the Forbes Reef area.

Eragrostis patentissima Hack.

Occasionally found in high altitude grasslands.

Eragrostis plana Nees
Fan love grass  
Common in high altitude areas, often on old fields.

Eragrostis racemosa (Thunb.) Steud.
Narrow heart love grass  
Freguently found in open grassland, at various altitudes.

Eragrostis sclerantha Nees subsp. sclerantha

Occasionally found in grasslands at high altitudes.

Microchloa caffra Nees
Pincushion grass  
Abundant in high altitude grasslands.

Rendlia altera (Rendle) Chiov.
(R. nelsonii (Stapf) Chiov.)
Toothbrush grass  
Abundant in high altitude grasslands.

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