Paspalum

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Contains 30 accepted taxa overall.

Family:POACEAE
Common Name:CROWNGRASS
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order POALES
FamilyPOACEAE
Genus Paspalum

Citation

Citation PASPALUM Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 846, 855, 1359. 1759.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Paspalum dimidiatum Linnaeus, nom. illegit. (Panicum dissectum Linnaeus; Paspalum dissectum (Linnaeus) Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Nash, in Britton & A. Brown, Ell. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 1: 126. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Paspalum acuminatum BROOK CROWNGRASS
Paspalum arundinaceum TROPICAL PASPALUM
Paspalum bifidum PITCHFORK CROWNGRASS
Paspalum blodgettii CORAL PASPALUM; BLODGETT'S CROWNGRASS
Paspalum boscianum BULL CROWNGRASS
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Anachyris Anachyris C. Nees von Esenbeck, Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 103. 1850. TYPE: Anachyris paspaloides C. Nees von Esenbeck
Ceresia Ceresia Persoon, Syn. Pl. 1: 85. 1805. TYPE: Ceresia elegans Persoon
Cymatochloa Cymatochloa Schlechtendal, Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 12: 817, 821. 1854. TYPE: Non designatus.
Digitaria Digitaria Heister ex Fabricius, Enum. 207. 1759, nom. rej. vs. Digitaria Haller 1768. TYPE: Non designatus.
Dimorphostachys Dimorphostachys E. Fournier, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Hebd. Seances 80: 441. 1875. TYPE: Dimorphostachys monostachya (Kunth) E. Fournier (Panicum monostachyum Kunth)
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