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).