Cynodon plectostachyus (K. Schum.) Pilg.

Images: None on this site.

Records: Display species records Map species using Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Common names:
Description: A robust stoloniferous perennial native to east tropical Africa. It is readily distinguished by its very small glumes scarcely more than 1/5 as long as the spikelet, and by its paleas having ciliate keels.
Derivation of specific name:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Introduced in Zimbabwe
Growth form(s):
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species

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.

Shone, D.K. & Drummond, R.B. (1965). Poisonous Plants of Rhodesia Ministry of Agriculture, Rhodesia Page 11.

Other sources of information about Cynodon plectostachyus:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cynodon plectostachyus
African Plant Database: Cynodon plectostachyus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cynodon plectostachyus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cynodon plectostachyus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cynodon plectostachyus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Cynodon plectostachyus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cynodon plectostachyus
JSTOR Plant Science: Cynodon plectostachyus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cynodon plectostachyus
Plants of the World Online: Cynodon plectostachyus
Tropicos: Cynodon plectostachyus
Wikipedia: Cynodon plectostachyus

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 plectostachyus., retrieved 22 February 2024

Site software last modified: 26 March 2018 2:06pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use