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Taxon: Cynodon transvaalensis Burtt Davy

 
Genus: Cynodon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 12859
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1921:281. 1921
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Dec-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 38 (13 active, 13 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (for lawns) lawn/turf
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa [Cape Province (n.-c.), KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Transvaal (s.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. CRC Press. Note: mentions
  2. de Wet, J. M. J. & J. R. Harlan. 1970. Biosystematics of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae). Taxon 19:567.
  3. de Wet, J. M. J. & J. R. Harlan. 1971. South African species of Cynodon (Gramineae). J. S. African Bot. 37:55.
  4. Ellis, R. P. 1997. pers. comm. Note: re. English common names
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  6. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58
  7. Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. A guide to the species of Cynodon (Gramineae). Bull. Oklahoma Agric. Exp. Sta. B-673:34.
  8. Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. Geographic distribution of the species of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae). E. African Agric. Forest. J. 36:224.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  11. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

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

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12859. Accessed 24 August 2019.