Taxon: Paspalum fimbriatum Kunth

Genus: Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paspaleae
Subtribe: Paspalinae
Nomen number: 26849
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 1:77[folio]; 1:93[quarto], t. 28. 1816
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Aug-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • gazon paspalum  (Source: Names Beetle) - English
  • Panama crown grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • winged paspalum  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide F LAnt)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Anguilla ; Antigua and Barbuda ; Bahamas ; Barbados ; Cuba ; Dominica ; Grenada ; Guadeloupe ; Jamaica ; Martinique ; Montserrat ; Puerto Rico ; St. Kitts and Nevis ; St. Lucia ; St. Vincent and Grenadines ; Trinidad and Tobago
    • Central America: Belize ; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia

  • Naturalized


  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Paspalum fimbriatum Kunth :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.