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Taxon: Paspalum urvillei Steud.

Genus: Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 26932
Place of publication: Syn. pl. glumac. 1:24. 1853
Name verified on: 12-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 60 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.


Common names:

  • Vasey grass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • si mao que bai   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • herbe de Vasey   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • paspalo eretto   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • tachi-suzume-no-hie   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • hierba de Vasey   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

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

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere, including United States

References:

  • 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.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • Koning, R. de & M. S. M. Sosef. 1985. The Malesian species of Paspalum L. (Gramineae). Blumea 30:308–309.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • 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.
  • Renvoize, S. A. 1984. The grasses of Bahia.
  • Renvoize, S. A. 1988. Hatschbach's Parana grasses.
  • Renvoize, S. A. 1998. Gramineas de Bolivia.
  • 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.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Paspalum urvillei Steud.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?26932 (31 July 2014)

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