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Taxon: Zoysia tenuifolia Willd. ex Thiele

 
Genus: Zoysia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Zoysiinae
Nomen number: 42309
Place of publication: Linnaea 9:309. 1834 (ex C. B. Trinius, Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math., Seconde Pt. Sci. Nat. 4(2):96. 1836)
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Zoysia tenuifolia auct. (= Z. matrella var. pacifica Goudswaard)
Name Verified on: 10-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 12 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Korean velvet grass  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • Mascarene grass  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • temple grass  (Source: F Aust) - English
  • ito-shiba  (Source: Grass Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf; lawn/turf

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  5. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions (Grass Japan)
  6. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia (Grass SEAs)
  7. Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  8. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  9. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 (Food Feed Crops US)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants (Dict Rehm)
  12. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:234.
  13. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR (Grass USSR)
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Zoysia tenuifolia Willd. ex Thiele :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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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=42309. Accessed 19 May 2019.