“Doob grass” is a common term for a type of grass known as “Duba grass” or “Duba Bermuda grass,” scientifically known as Cynodon dactylon. It is a warm-season grass that is commonly used for lawns, pastures, and sports fields due to its durability and ability to withstand high temperatures. While “doob grass” typically refers to a specific variety or strain of Cynodon dactylon, there are several other types and varieties of Cynodon dactylon, each with its characteristics and regional names. Some of the common types and varieties of Cynodon dactylon include.
1.Common Bermuda Grass (Cynodon dactylon): This is the most widespread type and is used for lawns, golf courses, and sports fields. It’s known for its fine texture and rapid growth.
2.African Bermuda Grass (Cynodon transvaalensis): This variety is native to South Africa and is known for its deep green color and tolerance to shade.
3. Sahara Bermuda Grass (Cynodon dactylon var. saharicus): This variety is adapted to arid conditions and is commonly found in desert regions.
4.Tifway 419 Bermuda Grass: Tifway 419 is a hybrid Bermuda grass variety known for its dense growth and excellent durability. It’s often used in golf courses and sports fields.
6.Celebration Bermuda Grass: Celebration is another hybrid Bermuda grass with improved color and cold tolerance, making it suitable for a wider range of climates.
7.Princess 77 Bermuda Grass: Princess 77 is a fine-textured Bermuda grass variety known for its dark green color and dense growth.
8.Yukon Bermuda Grass: Yukon is a cold-tolerant Bermuda grass variety, making it suitable for cooler climates.
9.Riviera Bermuda Grass: Riviera is another Bermuda grass variety known for its fine texture and tolerance to close mowing.