Because of the general similarity in appearance between the various giant types of Cynodon, there has been considerable confusion over the years in the. Image of Cynodon nlemfuensis. Cynodon nlemfuensis Trusted Image of Cynodon nlemfuensis; Map of Cynodon nlemfuensis. See all media · See all maps. Varieties: C. n. var. nlemfuensis – C. n. var. robustus Cynodon nlemfuensis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S.

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Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Top growth killed by frost. A combination of manual and chemical methods is recommended for cynofon management of large infestations of C.

Under continuous heavy grazing or regular cutting in infertile soils, stands tends to succumb and the sward cjnodon opened to invasion by broadleaf weeds and C. An Interactive Selection Tool http: The chromosome number reported for C.

Culms cm tall, mm thick, not becoming woody. Inflorescence a digitate or sub-digitate panicle, comprising spreading, spike-like racemes cm long, in whorls. Datasheet Cynodon nlemfuensis African Bermuda-grass. Click on images to enlarge. Sometimes listed as C. Tropical pasture and fodder plants. Star grass, robust star grass, rhodesian star grass, african bermuda grass, reuse kweekgras, giant star grass, muguga star grass, african star grass, estrela africana, rumput bintang, kolatay, rukut dukut, galud galud, ya sata.


Sprigs and newly established plants are susceptible to drought and should be kept moist. Catalogue of New World Grasses Poaceae. Taxon19 Performance of different pasture species with grazing dairy cows. Because of the general similarity in appearance between the various giant types of Cynodonthere has been considerable confusion over the years in the taxonomic affiliation of many specimens.

Several nematodes have been isolated from Cynodon grasses including:. Establishes rapidly with high forage production under high fertilisation.

Cynodon nlemfuensis – Wikispecies

Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst [ Poaceae ]. Farmers need to be aware that build up of nematodes under stargrass can lead to severe consequences in subsequent nematode-susceptible vegetable and ornamental crops. London and New York. Nutritional cjnodon of tropical forage crops grown in Cuba. Adapted to soils that are saturated but not flooded for long periods of time. Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst 3.

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Stargrass is most nutritious when grazed every weeks. These grasses can therefore become weeds in cropping systems, although they are not as serious as C. Some types of C. All are tolerant of heavy grazing although the finer types appear more grazing tolerant than the more robust types. Herbage Abstracts, 40 3: Key to varieties of C.

Good LWG per animal and per hectare. Diversity and Distributions, 10 2: Bishop Museum Press, pp. Pacific Islands Ecosystems at Risk. Stolons often woody, and culms to cm tall, and mm in diameter near the base.


Nlemfuensie from ‘Ona’ and ‘McCaleb’ by its hairiness and dark green-purplish colour. Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia, pp.

Under normal management, little fertiliser is required for survival, but stands are unproductive. Monocotyledonae Summary of Invasiveness C. Levels of up to ppm HCN have been measured in C. However, most produce little or no seed and can only spread vegetatively. The risk of introduction of C. Coast cross 1 and Cynodon nlemfuensis under grazing conditions. Maturity and ammoniation effects on the feeding value of tropical grass hay.

Broadleaf weeds can be controlled using a mixture of dicamba and 2,4-D. Low productivity during dry periods. There are also records of leaf blight nlemfuesis caused by Thanatephorus cucumeris during the rainy season, black choke on inflorescences and leaves caused by Ephelis sp.

It is a fast-growing C 4 grass that spreads mostly vegetatively Smith and Valenzuela, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Rainfall Regime Top of page Bimodal Uniform.

Most workers agree that C. Plantas Invasoras en Cuba.