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Taxon: Paspalum repens P. J. Bergius

 
Genus: Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paspaleae
Subtribe: Paspalinae
Nomen number: 70495
Place of publication: Acta Helv. Phys.-Math. 7:129, t. 7. 1772
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • water paspalum  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • capim-aquatico  (Source: Candollea) - Portuguese
  • capim-d'agua  (Source: Candollea) - Portuguese
  • capim-membeca  (Source: Candollea) - Portuguese
  • gramalote  (Source: pers. comm.) - Spanish
  • gramalote de tahuampa  (Source: Candollea) - Spanish
  • paja de agua  (Source: Candollea) - Spanish
  • trenza acuática  (Source: Candollea) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana (s.), Ohio (s.), West Virginia (w.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (c.), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Tabasco]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago [Trinidad]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, [Alajuela, Guanacaste, Limón, Puntarenas] El Salvador, [La Paz, Santa Ana] Guatemala, [Jutiapa] Honduras, [Comayagua] Nicaragua, Panama [Colón, Panamá]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Apure, Amazonas, Barinas, Falcon, Portuguesa, Yaracuy, Delta Amacuro]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Pará, Paraná, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, São Paulo, Amapá, Rondônia, Roraima]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [El Beni, La Paz, Santa Cruz] Colombia, [Antioquia, Bolívar, Córdoba, Magdalena, Santander, Chocó, Caquetá, Amazonas, Vaupés, Casanare] Ecuador, [Guayas, Los Ríos, Napo, Sucumbíos] Peru [Loreto, Madre de Dios, Tumbes]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Corrientes, Formosa, Santa Fe] Paraguay, [Boquerón, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Paraguarí, Presidente Hayes] Uruguay


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  3. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II. Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  6. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  8. Kahn, F. et al. 1993. Las plantas vasculares en las aguas continentales del Peru IFEA, Lima, Peru.
  9. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  10. León, B. 1999. pers. comm. Note: re. Spanish common names
  11. Morrone, O. et al. 1996. A revision of the species of the genus Paspalum L. (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae), group Dissecta (s. str.). Candollea 51:127-131, 133-134.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú. Ruizia 13:353.
  14. Wipff, J. K. & S. D. Jones. 1994. Nomenclatural combinations in Poaceae and Cyperaceae. Phytologia 77:461-462.
  15. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Paspalum&SpeciesID=repens target='_blank'
  16. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47

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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=70495. Accessed 23 July 2019.