Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.

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Records of this taxon from Caprivi are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
93217005 Mar 2010MM Hochobes
ES Klaassen
S Rügheimer
HR Hasheela
D Aiyambo
MM Hochobes
1957
MM Hochobes
WIND

Common. Woodland. Growing on plain in well-drained, calcrete soil. Full sun. Roadside.Caprivi: Divundu - Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D3 1007Perennial grass, 40 cm high. Short nodes. Inflorescence digitate.-17.93638922.6475005
95379025 Jan 2007S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1451
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Track to Ncaute, from Mashare to Rundu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A1 1106grass; Notes: Stoloniferous, matforming, 50 cm high grass. Leaves ovate. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal, digitate raceme. Common.-18.00500022.0750002
95441024 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1448
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Omega III to Divundu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A2 102150 cm high; grass; Notes: Stoloniferous, 50 cm high grass. Inflorescence a terminal, digitate raceme. Common.-18.01889022.3063902
93419023 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1410
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Kongola Airstrip, in a westerly direction.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C1 101320 cm high; grass; Notes: Stoloniferous, 20 cm high grass. Leaves ovate. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal, digitate raceme. Common, in moist sandy soil of vlei, in full sun.-17.74944023.1608305
95489022 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1390
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: South of Omega III, in omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822B2 98740 cm high; grass; Notes: Matforming, ascendent, 40 cm high grass. Leaves ovate to linear, ligule a fringe of hairs, a tuft of hair at auricle. Inflorescence a terminal, digitate raceme. Common, in full sun, in moist sandy soil of omuramba.-18.02583022.9675002
94327018 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
369
WIND

Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 0Graminoid; Notes: Perennial, low-growing grass with woody, creeping rhizome. Culms basally woody and prostrate, often rooting from lower, geniculate nodes, upper portions steeply ascending, almost entirely enclosed by leaf bases, much-branched. Leaf blade linear, 5 - 12 cm long, gradually tapering to acute apex, expanded to slightly revolute to tightly rolled, at most 2, 5 mm wide, erect, fairly rigid, dull blue-green, glabrous or with long, white, somewhat adpressed indumentum, margins white, thickened, hard to the touch, slightly spine-tipped, base about undifferentiated. Ligule a membranous ridge bearing sparse white indumentum, more conspicuous on collar region. Leaf sheath overlapping, about 4 centimetre long, relatively tightly circumculmate, blue-green to yellowish at base, glabrate to pubescent, persistent and spiny around rhizome. Inflorescence a digitate racemose arrangement, borne on a slender, erect peduncle. Raceme about 4 centimetre long, about 1,5 mm wide, 4 - 7 inflorescence, ascending but never spreading, straight to apically reflexed, not rigid. Spikelets minutely ovoid, about 1,5 x 1 mm, densely arranged on axis. Glumes membranous, straw-coloured to green to purple-tinted, awnless, glabrous. Stigma branches laterally exerted.-17.87500024.1250004
93751014 Feb 1985JA Potgieter
JA Potgieter
37
MAN Müller
WIND

Caprivi: Mahunga Game Reserve.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 0Graminoid; Notes: Grass. Sandy loam.-17.87500023.3750005
93884020 Dec 1977 Cawood
JD Ward
Cawood
JD Ward
34
WIND

Caprivi: Eastern Caprivi. Asheshe Area. About 2 km south of Asheshe Village.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C1 00.3 m high; Graminoid; Notes: Purplish racemes. 20 - 30 cm culms. Height 0,30 mm.-17.62500024.1250005
95125015 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess
11398
JWH Giess
WIND

Caprivi: At Dikundu. 19,5 km south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Graminoid;-18.12500021.3750002
93982026 Dec 1958DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick
OA Leistner
3107
WIND

Caprivi: Katima Mulilo area. Locally dominant in short grassland 10 miles from Katima on road to Linyanti.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 914Graminoid; Notes: Semi erect culms, 10 inches.-17.62500024.3750005

Total records found: 10



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Records of: Cynodon dactylon.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=105880, retrieved 8 August 2022

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