Monocymbium ceresiiforme (Poaceae). Wild oatgrass (e). Perennial; culms solitary, erect, or ascending. A gracefully attractive, short, loose to densely tufted, sometimes rhizomatous grass, usually with a reddish tint. The culms are 300-1,000 mm tall, but not usually taller than 600 mm. The leaf blades are 50-180 mm long, 2-6 mm wide and open with a prominent midrib. The leaves are twisted like a corkscrew when dry with a reddish colour. The inflorescence comprises short racemes, which are each solitary and partly enclosed in a boat-shaped reddish-brown spatheole. Sowing: sow in springtime. Locality : Krugersdorp. Date of harvest : September 2014.