Taxon  Report   2572 
Cynodon transvaalensis  Burtt Davy
African bermuda grass,  African dogstooth grass
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Cynodon transvaalensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Cynodon transvaalensis
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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Cynodon
escaped cultivar
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Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 17, 2018).

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