Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.

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Records of this taxon from all countries 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 Admin prov Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
71992028 Jul 2015J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_440A
J Guyton
Gorongosa National Park14
41
0Mozambique1834C4 MS0Stoloniferous perennial grass with digitate leaves. Leaves are narrower than digitaria leaves and have fine hairs coming from the base. 2
71993028 Jul 2015J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_440B
J Guyton
Gorongosa National Park14
41
0Mozambique1834C4 MS0Stoloniferous perennial grass with digitate leaves. Leaves are narrower than digitaria leaves and have fine hairs coming from the base. 2
71994028 Jul 2015J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_440C
J Guyton
Gorongosa National Park14
41
0Mozambique1834C4 MS0Stoloniferous perennial grass with digitate leaves. Leaves are narrower than digitaria leaves and have fine hairs coming from the base. 2
71883019 Jun 2015J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_317A
ML Manaka
Loop north of road 4, Gorongosa National Park14
41
0Mozambique1834C4 MS0Stoloniferous perennial grass with digitate leaves. Leaves are narrower than digitaria leaves and have fine hairs coming from the base. -18.91376034.4613707
71898019 Jun 2015J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_317B
ML Manaka
Loop north of road 4, Gorongosa National Park14
41
0Mozambique1834C4 MS0Stoloniferous perennial grass with digitate leaves. Leaves are narrower than digitaria leaves and have fine hairs coming from the base. -18.91376034.4613707
61281202 May 2014S Holt
S Holt
Transition of coastal forest to beachVilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique0Mozambique2135C4 GI5Common-21.98003335.3164267
61279421 Apr 2014S Holt
S Holt
Transition of coastal forest to beachVilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique0Mozambique2135C4 GI5Common-21.98003335.3164267
80539012 Feb 2012AM Isaiah
T Komi
AM Isaiah
T Komi
s.n.
GAB

Botswana National Botanic Garden, Gaberone0Botswana2425D2 SE985Cited in Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden, Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015).-24.66726025.9449705
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
53756423 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1299
MSM Sosef
BR

Full sun among short grass in disturbed rocky woodland Maleme Dam Rest Camp, Matobo National Park19,170
4
0Zimbabwe2028D1 W1310-20.54998028.5067407
42681010 Aug 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
M Stalmans
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB797
M Stalmans
LMU

Alluvial floodplain grassland with stands of young Acacia xanthophloea.Along road no4, Gorongosa National Park. 140Mozambique1834C4 MS26-18.90600034.4402177
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
21574025 Apr 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open area with mixed sand banks and forest and 'undulations'Island 2, Katombora16
27
0Zambia1725C4 LL298268SS9100
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
29242005 Dec 2002MA Hyde
By path in woodland on rocky hill slopeGreat Zimbabwe, descending from Acropolis by modern path620Zimbabwe2030B4 S00
1132070 2001Maputo Elephant Reserve2260Mozambique2632B4 (QDS approximate)M0Listed in SABONET News 7(1), 2001 23-29 Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve.2
909760 2000TM Müller
VleiHaka Game Reserve, Harare1,30Zimbabwe1731C3 C1540Extracted from a list in Muller (2002) of grasses and sedges recorded on 2 February and 9 March, 2000.0
26046009 Nov 1996MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
T Ball
Disturbed groundAmongst derelict buildings, Empress Mine, Zhombe CL. Kwekwe District0Zimbabwe1829A4 QK574576C10300
81746004 Jul 1994MG Bingham
MG Bingham
10110
MG Bingham
Grazing lawn at floodplain margin.Monze District; Lochinvar National Park, Kafue Flats, Chunga. 102,1110Zambia1527C4 SS980 -15.86666727.2500005
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
16715019 Jan 1988MA Hyde
RoadsideMutley Bend10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR884280C00
16716019 Jan 1988MA Hyde
RoadsideNr Mukuvisi Bridge, Boshoff Drive10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR925229C00
16714016 Jan 1988MA Hyde
RoadsideGlen Helen Way10Zimbabwe1731C1 UR046369C00
16713009 Jan 1988MA Hyde
Roadside and on dry veldQuendon Rd10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR894311C00
16712006 Dec 1987MA Hyde
Covering large areas of wild part of garden15, Cecil Rd, Greendale10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR894311C00
16711005 Dec 1987MA Hyde
Abundant at edge of streamHarare Drive, Ardbennie10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR891219C00
16710029 Nov 1987MA Hyde
Dry veldBy Greendale Avenue10Zimbabwe1731C3 UR001290C00
16709031 Oct 1987MA Hyde
In sand at bottom of ditchBy Glenara Avenue North10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR977292C00
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
16708022 Jan 1984MA Hyde
Tern Ave / Lanner Avenue1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 TR949351C00
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
295090 Jan 1954OB Miller
OB Miller
2125
SRGH

Farm Besna Kobila, Matopos, Bulawayo570Zimbabwe2028B3 W1430Mixed with no. 2126. [See note 16]0

Total records found: 36



Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Cynodon dactylon.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=105880, retrieved 27 November 2022

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