Taxon: Paspalum dilatatum Poir.

 
Genus: Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paspaleae
Subtribe: Paspalinae
Nomen number: 26843
Place of publication: Encycl. 5:35. 1804
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 11-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 231 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass SAfr; Pl Res SEAs 4:178. 1992; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Animal food: forage ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (including 'Paraguay')
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Morocco
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa, Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina
    • MALESIA: Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Jalisco, Mexico, Veracruz]
    • United States

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: U.S. Outlying Islands, [Johnston Atoll] United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: American Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala


References:

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  2. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  5. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
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  8. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
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  11. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  12. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
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  20. Koning, R. de & M. S. M. Sosef 1985. The Malesian species of Paspalum L. (Gramineae) (Blumea) 30:293-294.
  21. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
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  25. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
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  28. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  29. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:178.
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  33. Zuloaga, F. O. 1974. El genero Paspalum (Gramineae) en la provincia de Jujuy Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 16:62.
  34. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?26843. Accessed 20 June 2018.