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Taxon: Paspalum notatum Flüggé

Genus: Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 26889
Place of publication: Gram. monogr., Paspalum 106. 1810
Name verified on: 07-Feb-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Feb-2005
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 175 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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Bahia grass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • bai xi cao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • herbe de Bahia   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Bahiagras   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • erba di bahia   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • amerika-suzume-no-hie   (Source: Pl Names ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • alpargata   (Source: Grass Cuba II) – Spanish
  • cañamazo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • cambute   (Source: Grass Cuba II) – Spanish
  • grama dulce   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • pasto horqueta   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • sacasebo   (Source: Grass Cuba II) – Spanish
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control   (for groundcover fide Trop Grasslands 29:18-27. 1995)
  • Environmental: lawn/turf   (for lawns fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: soil improver   (for nitrogen binder fide J. Veldkamp, pers. comm.)
  • Animal food: fodder   (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Animal food: forage   (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:181-2. 1992)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Colima, Federal District, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Brazil: Brazil - Bahia, Federal District, Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo
    Western South America: Bolivia - Beni, Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz, Tarija; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Chaco, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, Mendoza, Misiones, Salta, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Louisiana, Mississippi
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

      Cultivated: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida [s.e.]

References:

  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. 4:181 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 4:181.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed.
  • Bowman, A. M. et al. 1998. Evaluation of perennial peanuts (Arachis spp.) as forage on the New South Wales north coast. Trop. Grasslands 29:18–27.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • 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.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Sandhu, S. et al. 2010. Apomixis and ploidy barrier suppress pollen-mediated gene flow in field grown transgenic turf and forage grass (Paspalum notatum Flüggé). Theor. Appl. Genet. 121:919–929.
  • Veldkamp, J. 1996. pers. comm. [re. soil improver].
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource).
  • 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.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:492.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2004. Systematics of Paspalum group Notata (Poaceae-Panicoideae-Paniceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 71:46–51.
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