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Taxon: Paspalum conjugatum P. J. Bergius

 
Genus: Paspalum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Nomen number: 26835
Place of publication: Acta Helv. Phys.-Math. 7:129, t. 8. 1772
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:177. 1992; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Harmful organism host:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Congo
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • United States

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: American Samoa, Fiji, Tonga

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, [Galapagos Islands] Peru


    Other (origin obscure)

References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. 1960
  2. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II. Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. Flora of North America. 1993- URL: http://floranorthamerica.org/
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). Note: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Paspalum+conjugatum&quantity=1
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  7. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). URL: http://www.anbg.gov.au/common.names/
  9. International Development Consortium. Invasive species compendium (on-line resource). URL: http://www.cabi.org/isc/Default.aspx?
  10. Koning, R. de & M. S. M. Sosef. 1985. The Malesian species of Paspalum L. (Gramineae). Blumea 30:290-293. URL: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/nhn/blumea
  11. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). URL: http://www.plantnames.unimelb.edu.au/Sorting/Frontpage.html
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994
  14. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 1989- 4:177. URL: http://proseanet.org
  15. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952-
  16. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003

Check other web resources for Paspalum conjugatum P. J. Bergius :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://wgb.cimmyt.org/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26835. Accessed 4 December 2020.