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Paspalum distichum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 41005

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Paspalum paucispicatum Vasey
 
    Paspalum distinctum L.
 
    Digitaria paspaloides Michx.
 
    Paspalum paspaloides (Michx.) Scribn.
 
    Paspalum distichum var. indutum Shinners
 
    Anastrophus paspaloides (Michx.) Nash
 
    Anastrophus paspaloides (Scribner) Nash
 
    Digitaria disticha (L.) Fiori & Paol.
 
    Digitaria paspalodes Michx.
 
    Dimorphostachys oaxacensis (Steud.) E. Fourn. ex Hemsl.
 
    Milium distichum (L.) Muhl.
 
    Milium paspalodes (Michx.) Elliott
 
    Panicum fernandezianum Colla
 
    Panicum paspaliforme J. Presl
 
    Panicum polyrrhizum J. Presl
 
    Paspalum bracteatum Dufour ex Kunth
 
    Paspalum chepica Steud.
 
    Paspalum digitaria Poir.
 
    Paspalum elliottii S. Watson
 
    Paspalum fernandezianum Colla
 
    Paspalum michauxianum Kunth
 
    Paspalum oaxacense Steud.
 
    Paspalum paspalodes (Michx.) Scribn.
 
    Paspalum schaffneri Griseb. ex E. Fourn.
 
    Paspalum schaffneri Griseb. ex Hemsl.
 
    Paspalum vaginatum Döll
 
    Paspalum distichum ssp. paspalodes (Michx.) Thell.
 
    Paspalum distichum var. digitaria (Poir.) Hack.
 
    Paspalum paspalodes var. paspalodes (Michx.) Scribn.
 
    Paspalum vaginatum var. pubescens Döll
 
  Common Name(s): knotgrass
 
    knotroot paspalum
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusPaspalum L. – paspalum, crowngrass  
                                  SpeciesPaspalum distichum L. – knotgrass, knotroot paspalum  
       

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  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at http://www.tropicos.org/Project/CNWG and formerly at http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/nwgc.html   
  Reference for: Paspalum distichum   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Paspalum distichum   
       
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Paspalum distichum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Paspalum distichum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Paspalum distichum   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
    Caribbean  
    North America  
    South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
 

 

   

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