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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  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusPaspalum L. – paspalum, crowngrass  
                                  SpeciesPaspalum distichum L. – knotgrass, knotroot paspalum  

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  Other Source(s):    
  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 and formerly at   
  Reference for: Paspalum distichum   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  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.   
  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.   
  Reference for: Paspalum distichum   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
    North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  






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