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Taxon: Zoysia matrella (L.) Merr.

 
Genus: Zoysia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Zoysiinae
Nomen number: 42307
Place of publication: Philipp. J. Sci., C 7:230. 1912
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 33 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Other conspecific taxa:

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: lawn/turf (for lawns) lawn/turf (for lawns)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.e.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: United States [Northern Mariana Islands]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Malaysia

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador


References:

  1. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. CRC Press. Note: Revised version of AH 170
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Zoysia+matrella&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  7. Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia. Darwiniana 49:139-247.
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Kamal-Uddin, M. et al. 2009. Floristic composition of weed community in turf grass area of West Peninsular Malaysia. Int. J. Agric. Biol. 11:13-20.
  10. Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions
  11. Laegaard, S. & P. Pozo García. 2004. Invasive grasses in the Galapagos Islands. Lyonia 6:171-175.
  12. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Sreekumar, P. V. & V. J. Nair. 1991. Flora of Kerala - grasses.
  18. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 4:234.
  19. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  20. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource).
  21. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  22. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  23. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary. Note: re. common names

Check other web resources for Zoysia matrella (L.) Merr. :

  • 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:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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=42307. Accessed 20 July 2019.