Taxon: Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst

 
Genus: Cynodon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 12856
Place of publication: Bull. Agric. Congo Belge 13:342. 1922
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 13-Oct-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Animal food: forage ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kellerman et al., as Cynodon nlemfuensis var. robustus)
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan (s.e.)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


References:

  1. Clayton, W. D. & J. R. Harlan 1970. The genus Cynodon L. C. Rich. in tropical Africa Kew Bull. 24:188.
  2. de Wet, J. M. J. & J. R. Harlan 1970. Biosystematics of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae) (Taxon) 19:568.
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  6. Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. Geographic distribution of the species of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae) E. African Agric. Forest. J. 36:223.
  7. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  8. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  9. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  11. Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  12. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  13. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2001. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): II. Subfamily Chloridoideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 41:62.
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:102-104.
  16. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?12856. Accessed 21 April 2018.