Dichondra micrantha

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Noun1.Dichondra micrantha - a creeping perennial herb with hairy stems and orbicular to reniform leaves and small white to greenish flowers; used as a grass substitute in warm regions
genus Dichondra - genus of chiefly tropical prostrate perennial herbs with creeping stems that root at the nodes
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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But for the lazy gardener in a relatively frost-free area the ideal lawn plant is Dichondra micrantha, a familiar sight in sub-tropical holiday destinations where it is widely used as a substitute for grass.