Cynodon incompletus Nees
Source: Collecitons database
Family: Poaceae
Cynodon incompletus image

Plants stoloniferous, not rhizomatous. Culms 5-30 cm. Sheaths glabrous; ligules membranous; blades 1.5-6 cm long, 2-4 mm wide, glabrous or pubescent. Panicles with 2-6 branches; branches 2-5 cm, in a single whorl, axes flattened. Spikelets 2-3 mm, narrowly to broadly ovate. Glumes 1.7-2.1 mm, exceeded by the florets; lemmas 2.2-2.6 mm, keels winged and pubescent, margins glabrous. 2n = 18, 36.

Cynodon incompletus is native to southern Africa. A hybrid between the two varieties identified below, Cynodon ×bradleyi Stent, is used as a lawn grass in North America (de Wet and Harlan 1970).