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Taxon: Cynodon plectostachyus (K. Schum.) Pilg.

 
Genus: Cynodon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 12857
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40:82. 1907
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Jul-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Nov-1999
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 83 (30 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

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Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  3. Clayton, W. D. & J. R. Harlan 1970. The genus Cynodon L. C. Rich. in tropical Africa Kew Bull. 24:185.
  4. de Wet, J. M. J. & J. R. Harlan 1970. Biosystematics of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae) (Taxon) 19:567.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Harlan, J. R. et al. 1969. Hybridization studies with Cynodon from East Africa and Malagasy Amer. J. Bot. 56:945.
  9. Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. Geographic distribution of the species of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae) E. African Agric. Forest. J. 36:221.
  10. Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. A guide to the species of Cynodon (Gramineae) Bull. Oklahoma Agric. Exp. Sta. B-673:32.
  11. Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Cynodon plectostachyus (K. Schum.) Pilg. :

  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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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?id=12857. Accessed 14 November 2018.