Definition of Genus Cynodon

1. Noun. Creeping perennial grasses of tropical and southern Africa.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cynodon

genus Cyclamen
genus Cycloloma
genus Cyclopes
genus Cyclophorus
genus Cyclops
genus Cyclopterus
genus Cyclosorus
genus Cycnoches
genus Cydonia
genus Cygnus
genus Cymbidium
genus Cynancum
genus Cynara
genus Cynips
genus Cynocephalus
genus Cynodon (current term)
genus Cynoglossum
genus Cynomys
genus Cynopterus
genus Cynoscion
genus Cyon
genus Cyperus
genus Cyphomandra
genus Cypraea
genus Cyprinus
genus Cypripedium
genus Cyrilla
genus Cyrtomium
genus Cystophora
genus Cystopteris

Literary usage of Genus Cynodon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Grasses of Great Britain by John Edward Sowerby, Charles Johnson (1861)
"... and very unlike the simple clavate or spathulate hair which represents it in the foregoing genus, Cynodon. DIGITARIA SANGUINALIS. Hairy Finger Grass. ..."

2. On the Natural History and Classification of Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles. by William Swainson (1838)
"Finally, we come to the genus Cynodon of Spix, whose aspect is altogether different from any of the preceding fishes: the head is large; and the wide mouth, ..."

3. A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa by James Backhouse (1844)
"... runs through a valley clothed with short grass, chiefly of the genus Cynodon, but it is sedgy in the wetter places. A large patch of Bella-donna Lily, ..."

4. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (1882)
"... the type of the genus Cynodon of Aymard. These agree very nearly with the species of dogs from the American Miocene beds as to generic characters. ..."

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