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Star grass (Cynodon nlemfuensis)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Common names 
Star grass, robust star grass, rhodesian star grass, african bermuda grass, reuse kweekgras, giant star grass, muguga star grass, african star grass, estrela africana, rumput bintang, kolatay, rukut dukut, galud galud, ya sata
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Difficult to distinguish from C. dactylon except for absence of underground rhizomes.
Distribution 
Occurs in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Angola in bush clearings, grasslands and as pioneer greasses on wasteland.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 
References
References 
Datasheet citation 

DATASHEET UNDER CONSTRUCTION. DO NOT QUOTE. http://www.feedipedia.org/node/602 Last updated on March 16, 2010, 17:13

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