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Taxon: Paspalidium geminatum (Forssk.) Stapf

 
Genus: Paspalidium
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 403070
Place of publication: D. Prain, Fl. trop. Afr. 9:583. 1920
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Jan-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jan-2009
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Egyptian paspalidium  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • water paspalidium  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide J. F. Veldkamp, pers. comm.)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia, South Africa [Transvaal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, [Sind] Sri Lanka
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java, Sumatra] Malaysia [Selangor]

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas (s.), Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=126), Louisiana, South Carolina (w.-c.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


References:

  1. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  7. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  8. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  9. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  10. Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú (Ruizia) 13:394-395.
  11. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  12. Veldkamp, J. F. 1994. Miscellaneous notes on southeast Asian Gramineae: 9. Setaria and Paspalidium (Blumea) 39:377.
  13. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  14. Webster, R. D. 1995. Nomenclatural changes in Setaria and Paspalidium (Poaceae: Paniceae) (Sida) 16:443.
  15. Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)

Check other web resources for Paspalidium geminatum (Forssk.) Stapf :

  • 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:
  • 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.

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=403070. Accessed 15 February 2019.