Taxon: Paspalum plicatulum Michx.

 
Genus: Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paspaleae
Subtribe: Paspalinae
Nomen number: 26897
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:45. 1803
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 08-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 86 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • brown-seed paspalum  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • top paspalum  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • coqueirinho  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • pasto-negro  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • gamelotillo  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • hierba de cepa  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • zhou fu que bai  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Animal food: forage ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.), Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi (s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:386.
  3. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  5. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  9. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  11. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  12. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  13. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  14. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:183.
  18. Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú (Ruizia) 13:376.
  19. Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  20. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  21. 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)
  22. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:500.

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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?id=26897. Accessed 24 May 2018.