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Taxon: Zoysia japonica Steud.

Genus: Zoysia
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae tribe: Zoysieae.
Nomen number: 42306
Place of publication: Syn. pl. glumac. 1:414. 1854
Name verified on: 10-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Feb-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 73 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:

  • Japanese lawn grass   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • Korean grass   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • Korean lawn grass   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • zoysia   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • jie lü cao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • zoisia del Giappone   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • shiba   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • jandi   (Source: F Korea ) – Transcribed Korean
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye
    China: China - Hebei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Liaoning, Shandong, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States

References:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • 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.
  • Kharkevich, S. S., ed. 1985. Vascular plants of the Russian Far East.
  • Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions.
  • Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • 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.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Xie, Y. et al. 2012. Genetic diversity in Chinese natural zoysiagrass based on inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) analysis. African J. Biotech. 11:7659–7669.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Check other web resources for Zoysia japonica 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
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?42306 (23 November 2014)

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