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Taxon: Paspalum virgatum L.

 
Genus: Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paspaleae
Subtribe: Paspalinae
Nomen number: 26935
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:855. 1759
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 30-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (4 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Jalisco, Nayarit, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, [Saint Kitts] St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • 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, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Jujuy, Salta] Paraguay, Uruguay


References:

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  2. Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V. Phytologia 37:387.
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  4. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II. Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  6. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  9. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  10. Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  11. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  12. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  14. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  15. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  17. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  18. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone. 2005. Revisión de las especies de Paspalum para América del Sur Austral (Argentina, Bolivia, sur de Brasil, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay). Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 102:1-297.
  19. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:522.

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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=26935. Accessed 18 August 2019.