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Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Syn. Pl. (Persoon) 1: 85 (1805)
Information on the genus : Cynodon
Basionym : Panicum dactylon L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Panicum dactylon L.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cynodon dactylon var. glabratus (Steud.) Chiov.
=Cynodon glabratus Steud. (1854)
=Cynodon affinis Caro & E. A. Sánchez
=Cynodon dactylon var. affinis (Caro & E. A. Sánchez) Romero Zarco (1986)
=Cynodon dactylon subvar. hirsutissimus Litard. & Maire (1924)
=Cynodon dactylon var. hirsutissimus (Litard. & Maire) Maire (1939)
=Dactylon officinale Vill. (1787)
=*Cynodon dactylon var. maximus Cuénod (1954)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht 0.05 - 0.35 m. Alt: 1 - 2000 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 2: 281-283 (1927).
  • Bothalia 3: 227 (1937).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 79 (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 1: 53 (1931). 
  • PAMPANINI, R. (1931). Prodromo della Flora Cirenaica.  
  • Fl. Afrique N. 2: 208 (1953). 
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.  
  • NÈGRE, R. (1961). Petite flore des régions arides du Maroc occidental. 1: 66
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 114 (1962).
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 259 (1980).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 3 3: 388 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1988). Flora of Libya. 145: 274
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 280 (2005).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 204 (2008).

Bibliography other :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Teline: Biodiversité végétale du sud-ouest marocain
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 53046
 
Record n°53046 modified 2007-04-24
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