Home Page > Picture Archives >> Poaceae > Chloris gayana
Chloris abyssinica, Chloris glabrata, Chloris multiradiata, Chloris repens, Eustachys gayana
It may be the same as Eleusine indica.
Chloris gayana is a species of grass known by the common name Rhodes grass. It is native to Africa but it can be found throughout the tropical and subtropical world as a naturalized species.[+]
It can grow in many types of habitat. It is also cultivated in some areas as a palatable graze for animals and a groundcover to reduce erosion and quickly revegetate denuded soil. It is tolerant of moderately saline and alkaline soils and irrigation.
QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.