Grasses for the tropics and subtropics

The following grasses have been planted in the tropics and subtropics:

African star grass (Cynodon nlemfluensis and C. plectostachyus)
African love grass (Eragrostis curvula)
Aleman grass (Echinochloa polystachya)
Angleton grass (Dichanthium annulatum)
Bahia grass (Paspalum notatum)
Birdwood grass
(Cenchrus setiger)
Blue couch (Digitaria didactyla)
Blue panic (Panicum antidotale)
Buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris)
Creeping bluegrass (Bothriochloa insculpta)
Digit grass, Premier (Digitaria smutsii)
Digit grass (Digitaria milanjiana)
Elephant grass
(Pennisetum purpureum)
Forest bluegrass (Bothriochloa bladhii subsp. glabra)
Gamba grass
(Andropogon gayanus)
Gatton Panic (see under Guinea Grass).
Green couch (Cynodon dactylon)
Green panic (Panicum maximum var. trichoglume)
Guinea grass (Panicum maximum)
Hamil grass (see under Guinea Grass)
Hymenachne (Hymenachne amplexicaulis)
Humidicola or Koronivia grass (Brachiaria humidicola)
Indian couch or pertusa (Bothriochloa pertusa)
Kikuyu grass (Pennisetum clandestinum)
Mat grass (Axonopus affinis and A. compressus)
Makarikari grass (Panicum coloratum var. mararikariense)
Mitchell grass, Curly (Astrebla lappacea)
Molasses grass (Melinis minutiflora)
Nandi Setaria (see under Setaria).
Pangola grass (Digitaria eriantha subsp. pentzii, formerly D. decumbens)
Panic, Blue (Panicum antidotale)
Paspalum (Paspalum dilatatum)

Paspalum, Broad-leaf (Paspalum wettsteinii)
Para grass (Brachiaria mutica)
Plicatulum (Paspalum plicatulum)
Purple pigeon grass (Setaria incrassata, formerly S. porphyrantha)

Queensland bluegrass (Dichanthium sericium)
Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana)
Ruzi grass (Brachiaria ruziziensis)
Setaria (Setaria sphacelata)
Sabi grass or urochloa (Urochloa mosambicensis)
Signal grass (Brachiaria decumbens)


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