Taxon: Paspalum notatum Flüggé

 
Genus: Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paspaleae
        Subtribe: Paspalinae
Nomen number: 26889
Place of publication: Gram. monogr., Paspalum 106. 1810
Name Verified on: 07-Feb-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Feb-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 254 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (for groundcover fide Trop Grasslands 29:18-27. 1995)
  • Environmental: lawn/turf (for lawns fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: soil improver (for nitrogen binder fide J. Veldkamp, pers. comm.)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:181-2. 1992)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Colima, - Federal District, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Bahia, - Federal District, - Goias, - Mato Grosso, - Mato Grosso do Sul, - Minas Gerais, - Parana, - Rio de Janeiro, - Rio Grande do Sul, - Santa Catarina, - Sao Paulo
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, - Chaco, - Cordoba, - Corrientes, - Entre Rios, - Formosa, - Jujuy, - Mendoza, - Misiones, - Salta, - Santa Fe, - Santiago del Estero, - Tucuman; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Beni, - Chuquisaca, - Cochabamba, - La Paz, - Santa Cruz, - Tarija; Peru

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Louisiana, - Mississippi
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

  • Cultivated:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida

References:

  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  • Bowman, A. M. et al. 1998. Evaluation of perennial peanuts (Arachis spp.) as forage on the New South Wales north coast Trop. Grasslands 29:18-27.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • 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)
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. 1986- (F Guianas)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. 1982 (Mult Glossary Crops)
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. 1969 (F CubaLeon)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. 1982 (F PR)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. 2007 (Weed CRCAustralia)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Sandhu, S. et al. 2010. Apomixis and ploidy barrier suppress pollen-mediated gene flow in field grown transgenic turf and forage grass (Paspalum notatum Flüggé) Theor. Appl. Genet. 121:919-929.
  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:181.
  • Veldkamp, J. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2004. Systematics of Paspalum group Notata (Poaceae-Panicoideae-Paniceae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 71:46-51.
  • 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)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:492.

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