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Taxon: Zoysia japonica Steud.

 
Genus: Zoysia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Zoysiinae
Nomen number: 42306
Place of publication: Syn. pl. glumac. 1:414. 1854
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 195 (81 active, 56 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf; lawn/turf; lawn/turf

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye]
    • CHINA: China [Hebei Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shandong Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Northern America
    • United States


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

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  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  6. Kharkevich, S. S., ed. 1985. Vascular plants of the Russian Far East. Note: also cited as "Vascular plants of the Soviet Far East", and "Sosud. Rast. Sovet. Dal'nego Vostoka"
  7. Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions
  8. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  12. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  13. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  15. Xie, Y. et al. 2012. Genetic diversity in Chinese natural zoysiagrass based on inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) analysis. African J. Biotech. 11:7659-7669.
  16. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

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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=42306. Accessed 23 July 2019.