Melinis repensCommon name: Natal Redtop

Meaning of name: The meaning of the name is not known.

Distribution: Found on the eastern coastal plain near Perth. Occurs spordically throughout Western Australia.

Remarks: Grows to 50cm tall and has red coloured panicles from July to December. This plant is a native of South Africa.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Florabase: http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/14985