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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
 

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
Genus CYNODON
PlaceOfPublication Syn. Pl. 1: 85. 1805, (Conserved)
Synonym Capriola Adans. Fam. P1. 2:31, 532. 1763. Fibichia Koel. Descr. Gram. 308. 1802.
Description Spikelets 1-flowered, sessile in two rows on one side of the narrow triangular rachis, the rachilla disarticulating above the glumes, prolonged beyond the spikelet in a naked stipe, sometimes bearing a rudimentary floret; glumes subequal, acumi- nate, 1-nerved, the first lunate, the second lanceolate; lemma acute, awnless, 3- nerved, pubescent on the nerves; palea narrow, acute, as long as the lemma.
Note Stoloniferous perennials with short blades and few to several slender digitate spikes.
 
 
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