Taxon: Paspalum urvillei Steud.

Genus: Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
Nomen number: 26932
Place of publication: Syn. pl. glumac. 1:24. 1853
Name Verified on: 12-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 85 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (fide Grass SAfr)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass SAfr)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere, incl. United States


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  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. 1982 (Mult Glossary Crops)
  • Koning, R. de & M. S. M. Sosef 1985. The Malesian species of Paspalum L. (Gramineae) (Blumea) 30:308-309.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
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  • Renvoize, S. A. The grasses of Bahia. 1984 (Grass Bahia)
  • Renvoize, S. A. Hatschbach's Parana grasses. 1988 (Grass Parana)
  • Renvoize, S. A. Gramineas de Bolivia. 1998 (Grass Bolivia)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)


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