Taxon: Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst var. robustus Clayton & J. R. Harlan

 
Genus: Cynodon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Cynodonteae
Nomen number: 317736
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 24:189. 1970
Name Verified on: 13-Oct-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Dec-2010
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kellerman et al.)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Rwanda; Zaire

References:

  • de Wet, J. M. J. & J. R. Harlan 1970. Biosystematics of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae) (Taxon) 19:568.
  • Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. Geographic distribution of the species of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae) E. African Agric. Forest. J. 36:223.
  • Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. A guide to the species of Cynodon (Gramineae) Bull. Oklahoma Agric. Exp. Sta. B-673:30.
  • Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)

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