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Taxon: Paspalum dilatatum Poir.

Genus: Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 26843
Place of publication: Encycl. 5:35. 1804
Name verified on: 11-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 231 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Morocco
    East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    West Tropical Africa: Ghana
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Zambia
    Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa; Swaziland
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Israel; Jordan; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Indochina
    Malesia: Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Jalisco, Mexico, Veracruz
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: U.S. Outlying Islands - Johnston Atoll; United States - Hawaii
    Southwestern Pacific: American Samoa; Fiji; New Caledonia; Niue; Solomon Islands
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala

References:

  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. 4:178 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 4:178.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II. Cavanillesia Altera 3:1–163.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith. 2008. Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas. [cultivated].
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. [poisonous].
  • Koning, R. de & M. S. M. Sosef. 1985. The Malesian species of Paspalum L. (Gramineae). Blumea 30:293–294.
  • Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. [with two subsp.].
  • Zuloaga, F. O. 1974. El genero Paspalum (Gramineae) en la provincia de Jujuy. Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 16:62.
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