*Melinis repens (Willdenow) Zizka ssp. repens . Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Disturbed areas, roadsides, railroad embankments, other disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Africa. Reported for several s. GA counties (Carter, Baker, & Morris 2009). Reported for Beaufort and Jasper counties, SC (Bradley et al. [in prep.]). The report for NC by Kartesz (1999) is an error and was dropped by Kartesz (2015, 2020).
Origin/Endemic status: Subsaharan Africa
Synonymy: = FNA25; = n/a – C, RAB; < Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka – FlGr, K1, K3, K4, WH3; < Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd.) C.E.Hubb. – Bah, Meso6, Tx; ? Rhynchelytrum roseum (Nees) Stapf & C.E.Hubb. ex Bews – HC; ? Tricholaena rosea Nees – S