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Paspalum vaginatum Sw.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. (Swartz) 21 (1788) 
Information on the genus : Paspalum
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Paspalum distichum var. vaginatum (Sw.) Griseb.
 Paspalum distichum subsp. vaginatum (Sw.) Maire (1941)
 Panicum vaginatum (Sw.) Gren. & Godr. (1856)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Paspalum squamatum Steud. (1853)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht 0.3 - 0.6 m. Alt: 1 - 1700 m. Distribution: NAM, EC, KN, WC
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Asia, Mascarenes, Comoros, New World, Africa,

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 263 (1980).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 3 3: 400 
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 205 (2008).
  • Willdenowia 42(2): 285 (2012).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 52268
 
Record n°52268 modified 2007-04-18
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