Cynodon incompletus Nees

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Description: A South African species very similar to C. dactylon but lacking rhizomes; it is diploid. It has a hyaline ligule 0.4–1 mm long compared with that of C. dactylon which is membranous and 0.2–0.3 mm long.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to South Africa and occasionally introduced in Botswana, Zimbabwe
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Page 238.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 102.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 133.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Cynodon incompletus., retrieved 21 February 2024

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