The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cynodon

The genus Cynodon is in the family Poaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Cynodon

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Cynodon aethiopicus Clayton & Harlan Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynodon barberi Rang. & Tadul. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynodon coursii A.Camus Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynodon diploideum Jan. Ammal Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cynodon durvillaei Raspail Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynodon incompletus Nees Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynodon × magennisii Hurcombe Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynodon magennisii Hurcombe Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynodon parviglumis Ohwi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynodon plectostachyus (K.Schum.) Pilg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynodon radiatus Roth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Cynodon tibestica Quézel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cynodon transvaalensis Burtt Davy Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 88 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Cynodon. Of these 11 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 44 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Cynodon. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 88 species names for the genus Cynodon recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 11 12.5%
Synonym 73 83.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 4 4.5%

All names

The status of the 132 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Cynodon recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 11 8.3%
Synonym 117 88.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 4 3.0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 88 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Cynodon, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 11 72 0 0 83 94.3%
Medium confidence 0 1 0 0 1 1.1%
Low confidence 0 0 0 4 4 4.5%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Cynodon is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 1 0 3 0 4 4.5%
WCSP 11 72 0 1 0 84 95.5%