Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.

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Cynodon dactylon

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Cynodon dactylon

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Cynodon dactylon

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Cynodon dactylon

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Cynodon dactylon

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Cynodon dactylon

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

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Mozambique distribution: GI
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Content last updated: Tuesday 28 October 2014
Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 12.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 235 - 236. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 448. (Includes a picture).

Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015). Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Page 10. (Includes a picture).

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

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 188.

Wild, H. (undated, c. 1955). Common Rhodesian Weeds ?Government of Rhodesia, Salisbury Page 5. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Cynodon dactylon
Flora of Caprivi: Cynodon dactylon
Flora of Zambia: Cynodon dactylon
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cynodon dactylon

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cynodon dactylon
African Plant Database: Cynodon dactylon
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cynodon dactylon
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cynodon dactylon
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cynodon dactylon
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cynodon dactylon
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cynodon dactylon
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cynodon dactylon
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cynodon dactylon
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cynodon dactylon
Ispot Southern Africa: Cynodon dactylon
JSTOR Plant Science: Cynodon dactylon
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cynodon dactylon
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cynodon dactylon
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cynodon dactylon
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cynodon dactylon
Tropicos: Cynodon dactylon


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cynodon dactylon.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105880, retrieved 23 November 2017

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