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Taxon: Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. var. dactylon

 
Genus: Cynodon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 315474
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Jan-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 495 (270 active, 132 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental: lawn/turf
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd. weed)

References:

  1. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  2. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58
  3. Harlan, J. R. & J. M. J. de Wet. 1969. Sources of variation in Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.. Crop Sci. (Madison) 9:774-778.
  4. Harlan, J. R. et al. 1970. A guide to the species of Cynodon (Gramineae). Bull. Oklahoma Agric. Exp. Sta. B-673:12.
  5. Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  9. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. var. dactylon :

  • 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=315474. Accessed 21 November 2019.