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Common name

English: Bermudagrass, Stargrass

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Cyperales (91)

        Family: Poaceae (72)(family description)

          Genus: Cynodon (1)

            Epithet: plectostachyus (K. Schum.) Pilger (1)

Synonyms: Cynodon ruspolianus Chiov., Leptochloa plectostachya K.Schum.

plectostachya => from gr. plektos (coil) and stachys (spike), curved and spiked racemes

plectostachyus => from gr. plektos (coil) and stachys (spike), curved and spiked racemes

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow, beige, white

External links

Check for Cynodon plectostachyus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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