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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. Last Changed: 05-Aug-2002
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 38 (13 active, 13 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (for lawns fide F TE Afr; Grass VarUSA)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  2. de Wet, J. M. J. & J. R. Harlan 1971. South African species of Cynodon (Gramineae) J. S. African Bot. 37:55.
  3. de Wet, J. M. J. & J. R. Harlan 1970. Biosystematics of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae) (Taxon) 19:567.
  4. Ellis, R. P. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  7. Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. Geographic distribution of the species of Cynodon L. C. Rich. (Gramineae) E. African Agric. Forest. J. 36:224.
  8. Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. A guide to the species of Cynodon (Gramineae) Bull. Oklahoma Agric. Exp. Sta. B-673:34.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  11. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (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.
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12859. Accessed 16 November 2018.