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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Some varieties are not readily eaten at any stage. It is adapted to soils with a pH between about 4. The species is widely naturalized in both tropical and subtropical regions of the world Clayton et al.

Sometimes listed as C. Larger types are suitable for cut-and-carry. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 33 2: Promising accessions Country Details None reported.

Effect of three levels of fertilization on the productivity of stargrass pastures growing on a steep ultisol in nlemfuensiw humid mountain region of Puerto Rico. However, seed production is very poor. None tolerates prolonged flooding, but can withstand waterlogging for days.


Cynodon nlemfuensis (African Bermuda-grass)

Rainfall Regime Top of page Bimodal Uniform. The effect of nitrogen fertilization on the mineral composition of five Cynodon species. Good LWG per animal and per hectare. This species does not tolerate prolonged flooding or shaded conditions, but can survive waterlogging for days.

Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst [ Poaceae ].

Cynodon nlemfuensis Images – Useful Tropical Plants

Production potential Dry matter Yields vary greatly with time of year, moisture availability, defoliation management, and nitrogen fertility.

The chromosome number reported for C. A note on the total and inorganic P contents of Digitaria decumbens Stent, Cynodon dactylon cv.

Adapted to soils that are saturated but not flooded for long periods of time. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Ploidy levels are shown in Table 1.

Cynodon nlemfuensis

World Checklist of Poaceae. Evidence available suggests that C.

Detailed decription of more than grassland species. Warm temperate climate with dry winter Warm average temp.

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Cereal and grass forages Forage plants. Datasheet Cynodon nlemfuensis African Bermuda-grass. The major diseases are rust, caused by Puccinia graminis cynoon P. Forage quality when harvested or grazed every weeks is about the same for most star grasses.


If cynoodon fertilised, they grow vigorously, producing the best combination of yield and quality when grazed or cut every weeks, which generally means maintaining a stubble height of cm, and allowing the sward to reach cm.

Can be grazed or harvested for hay or silage.

Tropical pasture and fodder plants. Bermuda; grama Bermuda; hawaiiano; hierba bermuda; pasto Bermuda Cuba: Cynodon nlemfuensis African Bermuda-grass ; habit, showing runners. Larger infestations can be controlled by mowing the nlemfuenxis and the aboveground segments of the grass. Distribution Top of page C. It rapidly colonizes new areas and grows forming dense mats. Fruits are caryopses with adherent pericarp Barkworth et al.