Cynodon
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Cynodon

bermudagrass
cynodon
dogstooth grass
stargrass

Hierarchical position of the Genus Cynodon

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
  
   Subclassis  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
  
   SuperOrdo  Juncanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 510. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   Ordo  Poales Small
pub. Fl. S.E. U.S.: 48. 1903.
  
   Familia  Poaceae (R. Br.) Barnh.
pub. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22: 7. 15 Jan 1895, nom. cons.
common name: Gramineae
  
   Tribus  Cynodonteae Dumort.
pub. Observ. Gramin. Belg.: 83. Jul-Sep 1824.
  
   Genus  Cynodon Rich. ex Pers.
pub. (1805)
common name: Bermudagrass
  

Named members of the Genus Cynodon

1
   Species  aethiopicus W.D. Clayton & Harlan
common name: Ethiopian dogstooth grass
2
   Species  bradleyi Stent
common name: cynodon
3
   Species  dactylon (L.) Pers.
common name: Bermudagrass
  
4
   Species  magennisii Hurcombe
common name: Magennis' dogstooth grass
5
   Species  nlemfuensis Vanderyst
 
6
   Varietas  nlemfuensis
common name: African Bermudagrass
7
   Varietas  robustus W.D. Clayton & Harlan
common name: African Bermudagrass
8
   Species  plectostachyus (K. Schum.) Pilger
common name: stargrass
9
   Species  transvaalensis Burtt-Davy
common name: African dogstooth grass

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.

 

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed October 31, 2004   

 

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