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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:
Name Verified on: 11-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 522 (231 active, 216 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental: erosion control; erosion control
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; 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: Eswatini, Lesotho, South Africa
    • 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 León]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Jalisco, México, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]
    • United States

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii, United States Minor Outlying Islands]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, United States [American Samoa]

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


References:

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Check other web resources for Paspalum dilatatum Poir. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26843. Accessed 5 December 2019.