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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Wunderlin and Hansen, Burning is not recommended because fire can stimulate growth of new plants. More rapid rotation of grazing animals say every 1 or 2 weekscan lead to higher liveweight gains, providing overall stocking rates and adequate stubble levels are maintained. Perennial, mat forming, stoloniferous, not rhizomatous grass. There are also records of leaf blight disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani during the rainy season, black choke on inflorescences and leaves caused by Ephelis sp.

Nutritional value of tropical forage crops grown in Cuba. Nematodes isolated from these cnyodon include the stubby root Trichodorus cybodon, spiral Helicotylenchusstealth Hemicycliophoraring Hemicriconemoidesstunt Tylenchorhynchusawl Dolichodorusand lance Hoplalaimus nematodes.

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Production potential Dry matter Yields vary greatly with time of year, moisture availability, defoliation management, and nitrogen fertility. We have therefore chosen to treat these major species on nlemfueneis single Fact Sheet in an attempt to address the confusion. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Physiology and Phenology C. Effect of three levels of fertilization on the productivity of stargrass cynofon growing on a steep ultisol in the humid mountain region of Puerto Rico.


Good disease resistance and insect tolerance and an acceptable nutrient content.

Stolons often woody, and culms to cm tall, and mm in diameter near the base. Plantas Invasoras en Cuba. Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value.

Flora of North America, volume Ability to spread Some types produce reasonable amounts of seed and have vigorous seedlings, so there is considerable potential for spread by seed. Risk and Impact Factors Top of page Invasiveness Proved invasive outside its native range Has a broad native range Abundant in its native range Highly adaptable to different environments Is a habitat generalist Tolerates, or benefits from, cultivation, browsing pressure, mutilation, fire etc Pioneering in disturbed areas Highly mobile locally Benefits from human association i.

A contaminant in stands of C. Occurs in disturbed areas in grassland, cattle paddocks and road verges, on moist alluvium.

Cynodon nlemfuensis – Useful Tropical Plants

Stargrass is most nutritious when grazed every weeks. Nutritional and energetic characterization or Brachiaria brizantha and Cynodon nlemfuensis in Sinaloa, Mexico. It is adapted to soils with a pH cynldon about 4.


Mas and Garcia-Molinari, Epithets used in a particular publication should be viewed critically, since much of the available data actually relate to C. Evidence available suggests that C. Cynodon nlemfuensis African Bermuda-grass ; habit.

Legon Agricultural Research Bulletin, 1: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. In actively managed pastures C.

Cynodon nlemfuensis

Some types of C. Herbage Abstracts, 40 3: The dense litter that accumulates beneath plants considerably reduces the probabilities of seedlings of native plants becoming established Goldstein, While some ‘Ona’ still exists, much has been replaced by ‘Florona’ and ‘Florico’.

Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst [ Poaceae ]. Difficult to distinguish from C.

World Checklist of Poaceae. Warm temperate climate with dry winter Warm average temp. Don’t need the entire report? Inflorescence a digitate or sub-digitate panicle, comprising spreading, spike-like racemes cm long, in whorls. Some types make good cool season growth with adequate moisture and fertility.