Taxon: Cynodon transvaalensis Burtt Davy

 
Genus: Cynodon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Cynodonteae
Nomen number: 12859
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1921:281. 1921
Name Verified on: 18-Dec-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Aug-2002
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 38 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (for lawns fide F TE Afr; Grass VarUSA)
  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Weed: (fide Econ Pl Aust)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa - Cape Province, - Free State, - KwaZulu-Natal, - Transvaal

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  • de Wet, J. M. J. & J. R. Harlan 1971. South African species of Cynodon (Gramineae) J. S. African Bot. 37:55.
  • de Wet, J. M. J. & J. R. Harlan 1970. Biosystematics of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae) (Taxon) 19:567.
  • Ellis, R. P. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  • Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. Geographic distribution of the species of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae) E. African Agric. Forest. J. 36:224.
  • Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. A guide to the species of Cynodon (Gramineae) Bull. Oklahoma Agric. Exp. Sta. B-673:34.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Cynodon transvaalensis Burtt Davy :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.