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Axonopus compressus  (Sw.) P. Beauv.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 41465

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Anastrophus compressus Schltr. ex Döll
    Milium compressum Sw.
    Agrostis compressa (Sw.) Poir.
    Anastrophus platycaulis (Poir.) Nash ex Small
    Anastrophus platycaulmis Schltdl. ex B.D. Jacks.
    Axonopus amplifolius Chase ex C.E. Hubb.
    Axonopus multipes Swallen
    Digitaria domingensis Desv. ex Kunth
    Digitaria platicaulis (Poir.) Desv.
    Digitaria uniflora Salzm. ex Steud.
    Panicum platycaulon (Poir.) Kuntze
    Paspalum compressum (Sw.) Nees
    Paspalum compressum (Sw.) Raspail
    Paspalum compressum P. Beauv. ex C.P. Cowan
    Paspalum depressum Steud.
    Paspalum filostachyum A. Rich. ex Steud.
    Paspalum guadaloupense Steud.
    Paspalum laticulmum Spreng.
    Paspalum macropodium Steud.
    Paspalum platycaule Willd. ex Steud.
    Paspalum platycaulon Poir.
    Paspalum raunkiaerii Mez
    Paspalum tenue Willd. ex Steud.
    Paspalum tristachyon Lam.
    Paspalum uniflorum Salzm. ex Steud.
    Axonopus compressus var. australis G.A. Black
    Axonopus compressus var. compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv.
    Axonopus compressus var. macropodius (Steud.) G.A. Black
    Paspalum conjugatum var. subcordatum Griseb.
    Paspalum furcatum var. fissum Döll
    Paspalum furcatum var. parviflorum Döll
    Paspalum longissimum var. guadalupense Steud. ex Griseb.
  Common Name(s): broadleaf carpetgrass
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusAxonopus P. Beauv. – carpetgrass  
                                  SpeciesAxonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv. – broadleaf carpetgrass  

  Reference for:    
  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: Axonopus compressus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Axonopus compressus   
  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: Axonopus compressus   
  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: Axonopus compressus   
  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: Axonopus compressus   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Hawaii, Introduced  






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