Malolotja Nature Reserve: Annotated Grasses Checklist

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Heteropogon contortus (L.) Roem. & Schult.
Speargrasstanglehead  
Occasionally found in grassland at all altitudes.

Diheteropogon amplectens (Nees) Clayton
(Andropogon amplectens Nees)
Broad-leaved bluestem  
Frequent in high altitude sourveld grassland.

Diheteropogon filifolius (Nees) Clayton
(Andropogon filifolius (Nees) Clayton)
Thread-leaved andropogon  
Abundant in sourveld grassland at high altitudes.

Themeda triandra Forssk.
Redgrass   Siswati: Insinde
Common in grasslands at all altitudes.

Digitaria diagonalis (Nees) Stapf var. diagonalis
(D. trichopodia Stent)
(D. uniglumis (A. Rich.) Stapf)
Brown seed finger grass   Siswati: Lugoba
Fairly common in .high altitude grassland areas.

Digitaria flaccida Stapf
Lugobaflaccid finger grass  
Occasionally found in high altitude sourveld grassland.

Digitaria longiflora (Retz.) Pers.

Uncommon, one record from Mgwayisa hills, at high altitude.

Digitaria maitlandii Stapf & C.E.Hubb.
(D. apiculata Stent)
Siswati: Lugoba
Common in high altitude grasslands.

Digitaria monodactyla (Nees) Stapf
(D. monodactyla var. explicata Stapf)
One finger grass  
Uncommon component of high altitude grasslands.

Digitaria setifolia Stapf
Fine leaved finger grass  
Occasionally found in high altitude sourveld grassland.

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