Paspalum vaginatum

Species:Paspalum vaginatum Sw.
Status:Native, OBL (NWPL)
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Sub Class
Genus Paspalum
Species Paspalum vaginatum Sw. - SEASHORE PASPALUM


Citation PASPALUM VAGINATUM Swartz, Prodr. 21. 1788.
Basionym: **
Type: JAMAICA: Without data (holotype: S; isotype: US(fragm)).

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Bay FLAS  
Brevard USF  
Collier USF  
Dixie USF  
Duval FSU  
Escambia USF  
Franklin FSU  
Gulf FSU  
Hendry USF  
Highlands NY  
Hillsborough USF  
Lee USF  
Manatee USF  
Martin USF  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Keys USF  
Monroe Mainland FSU  
Pasco USF  
Pinellas USF  
Santa Rosa USF  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
Volusia USF  
Wakulla USF  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Digitaria vaginata Digitaria vaginata (Swartz) Magnier, Scrinia Fl. Select. 6: 120. 1887.BASIONYM: Paspalum vaginatum Swartz 1788. 
Panicum vaginatum Panicum vaginatum (Swartz) Grenier & Godron, Fl. France 3: 462. 1856, non Nees von Esenbeck 1829.BASIONYM: Paspalum vaginatum Swartz 1788. 
Paspalum distichum subsp. vaginatum Paspalum distichum Linnaeus, subsp. vaginatum (Swartz) Maire, Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 32: 217. 1941.BASIONYM: Paspalum vaginatum Swartz 1788. 
Paspalum distichum var. vaginatum Paspalum distichum Linnaeus, var. vaginatum (Swartz) Grisebach, Fl. Brit. W. Ind. 541. 1864.BASIONYM: Paspalum vaginatum Swartz 1788. 
Paspalum reimarioides Paspalum reimarioides Chapman, Fl. South. U.S., ed. 2. 665. 1883, non Brongniart 1830. TYPE: FLORIDA: "West Florida",
Paspalum vaginatum var. reimarioides Paspalum vaginatum Swartz, var. reimarioides Chapman, Fl. South. U.S., ed. 3. 577. 1897.BASIONYM: Paspalum reimarioides Chapman 1883, non Brongniart 1830. 
Sanguinaria vaginata Sanguinaria vaginata (Swartz) Bubani, Fl. Pyren. 4: 258. 1901.BASIONYM: Paspalum vaginatum Swartz 1788. 
Digitaria foliosa Digitaria foliosa Lagasca y Segura, Gen. Sp. Pl. 4. 1816. TYPE: CUBA: Havana,
Digitaria tristachya Digitaria tristachya (Leconte) Schultes, Mant. 2: 261. 1824.BASIONYM: Paspalum tristachyum Leconte 1820. 
Panicum littorale Panicum littorale (R. Brown) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 362. 1898, non C. Mohr ex Vasey 1879.BASIONYM: Paspalum littorale R. Brown 1810. 
Paspalum boryanum Paspalum boryanum J. Presl, in C. Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 1: 209. 1830. TYPE: PHILIPPINES: Luzon: Sorzogon, 1792, Haenke s.n. (holotype: PR).
Paspalum distichum var. littorale Paspalum distichum Linnaeus, var. littorale (R. Brown) F. M. Bailey, Ill. Monogr. Queensl. Grass. 1. 1879; Cat. Grass. Queensl. Court 23. 1888.BASIONYM: Paspalum littorale R. Brown 1810. 
Paspalum distichum var. nanum Paspalum distichum Linnaeus, var. nanum (Döll) Stapf, in Thiselton-Dyer, Fl. Cap. 7: 371. 1898.BASIONYM: Paspalum vaginatum Swartz, var. nanum Döll 1877. 
Paspalum distichum var. tristachum Paspalum distichum Linnaeus, var. tristachum A. W. Wood, Class- Book Bot., ed. 1861. 783. 1861.  
Paspalum foliosum Paspalum foliosum (Lagasca y Segura) Kunth, Revis. Gramin. 25. 1829.BASIONYM: Digitaria foliosa Lagasca y Segura 1816. 
Paspalum gayanum Paspalum gayanum E. Desvaux, in Gay, Fl. Chil. 6: 240. 1854 ("1853"). TYPE: CHILE: Coquimbo, vicinity of La Serena, 1838, Gay 632 (holotype: P; isotype: US(fragm)).
Paspalum inflatum Paspalum inflatum A. Richard, in Sagra, Hist. Fis. Cuba 11: 298. 1850. TYPE: CUBA: Havana, s.d., Sagra s.n. (holotype: P; isotype: US(fragm)).
Paspalum jaguaense Paspalum jaguaense León, Fl. Cuba 1: 139. 1946. TYPE: CUBA: Las Villas, 21 Jun 1932, León 15590 (holotype: ?; isotypes: US(2 shts)).
Paspalum kleineanum Paspalum kleineanum J. Presl, in C. Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 1: 209. 1830. TYPE: PERU: Without data, Haenke s.n. (holotype: PR; isotypes: LE, US(fragm)).
Paspalum littorale Paspalum littorale R. Brown, Prodr. 188. 1810. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Port Jackson, s.d., Brown 6091 (holotype: BM; isotypes: E, K).
Paspalum squamatum Paspalum squamatum Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 21. 1853. TYPE: "Guinea", without data, Jardin s.n. (holotype: CN).
Paspalum tristachyum Paspalum tristachyum Leconte, J. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. Arts 91: 285. 1820. TYPE: GEORGIA: Without data, Leconte s.n. (holotype: P).
Paspalum vaginatum subsp. nanum Paspalum vaginatum Swartz, subsp. nanum (Döll) Loxton, J. S. African Bot. 43: 93. 1977.BASIONYM: Paspalum vaginatum Swartz, var. nanum Döll 1877. 
Paspalum vaginatum var. littorale Paspalum vaginatum Swartz, var. littorale (R. Brown) Trinius ex Büse, in Miquel, Pl. Jungh. 383. 1854.BASIONYM: Paspalum littorale R. Brown 1810. 
Paspalum vaginatum var. nanum Paspalum vaginatum Swartz, var. nanum Döll, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 2(2): 75. 1877. TYPE: BRAZIL: Rio de Janeiro: Rio de Janeiro, s.d., Glaziou 4346 (lectotype: B; isolectotypes: P, US(fragm)). Lectotypified by Chase, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 28: 42. 1929.
Rottboellia uniflora Rottboellia uniflora A. Cunningham, in Hooker, Companion Bot. Mag. 2: 371. 1837. TYPE: NEW ZEALAND: North Island: Without data, 1834, Cunningham s.n. (holotype: K).


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Pinellas Co. 13 Aug 2002 A. Bishop AK0073
USA Florida Collier Co. 06 Oct 1965 O. K. Lakela 29215A Extracted from Distichlis collection.
USA Florida Collier Co. 22 Nov 1966 O. K. Lakela 30359
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 15 Oct 1962 G. R. Cooley 9347
USA Florida Collier Co. 20 Aug 1965 O. K. Lakela 29107
USA Florida Monroe Co. 07 Aug 1966 R. W. Long 2212
USA Florida Seminole Co. 13 Sep 1965 W. Scudder s.n.
USA Florida Collier Co. 29 Dec 1963 L. J. Brass 33164
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 09 Oct 2006 E. Jensen OS0595
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 22 Aug 2006 E. Jensen EK0017
USA Florida Collier Co. 26 Sep 1964 O. K. Lakela 27412
USA Florida Martin and Palm Beach Co's Jul 27-28, 1956 G. R. Cooley 4822
USA Florida Santa Rosa Co. 22 Sep 1956 R. K. Godfrey 55113
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 12 Sep 1978 C. G. Wright 101
USA Florida Monroe Co. Oct 21-24, 1965 R. W. Long 1457
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 20 Oct 1960 J. D. Ray, Jr. 10602 Duplicate determinate as to Syn. By J.R. Swallen.
USA Florida Monroe Co. 04 Oct 1961 F. C. Craighead s.n.
USA Florida Hendry Co. 16 Aug 1967 J.R. Orsegino s.n.
USA Florida Monroe Co. 25 Jun 1968 O. K. Lakela 31875
USA Florida Pasco Co. 22 Sep 2002 C. vanHoek WB180
USA Florida Manatee Co. 24 Sep 1981 A.G. Shuey 2498
USA Florida Monroe Co. 05 Dec 1961 F. C. Craighead s.n.
USA Florida Monroe Co. 20 Dec 1966 O. K. Lakela 30464
USA Florida Monroe Co. 07 Aug 1966 R. W. Long 2204 Mixed collection. May include some Panicum sp.
USA Florida Escambia Co. 14 Jun 1980 G. Wilhelm 7419
USA Florida Pasco Co. 03 Dec 1985 L. M. Massey s.n.
USA Florida Manatee Co. 21 Sep 1981 A.G. Shuey 2519
USA Florida Lee Co. 16 Jun 1979 B. F. Hansen 5674
USA Florida Collier Co. 15 Sep 2000 R. A. Hattaway CS0461
USA Florida Pinellas Co. 03 Sep 2001 C. vanHoek CI0180
USA Florida Lee Co. 27 Oct 1978 R. P. Wunderlin 6055
USA Florida Collier Co. 13 Nov 1965 F. C. Craighead s.n.
USA Florida Volusia Co. 21 Oct 1999 R. Stalter 28
USA Florida Dixie Co. 05 Sep 1957 R. K. Godfrey 56055
USA Florida Martin Co. 24 Jul 2002 S. W. Woodmansee 751 Collected with permission from Martin County Parks and Recreation.
USA Florida Wakulla Co. 20 Jun 1956 P. L. Redfearn 2501
USA Florida Lee Co. 28 Oct 1978 R. P. Wunderlin 6092
USA Florida Lee Co. 20 Jul 1954 G. R. Cooley 2302
USA Florida Lee Co. 01 Aug 1958 R. Kral 7551
USA Florida Pinellas Co. 03 Oct 1979 G. Fleming 3237
USA Florida Volusia Co. 01 Oct 2004 J. M. Kunzer 681
USA Florida Brevard Co. 09 Nov 2010 P. A. Schmalzer 10-22
USA Florida Pasco Co. 27 Jul 2009 E. Gandy AK0097
USA Florida Lee Co. 05 Sep 2004 S. W. Woodmansee 1607
USA Florida Lee Co. 02 Aug 2006 S. W. Woodmansee 1893
USA Georgia McIntosh Co. 15 Oct 1956 W. H. Duncan 20661 Sheet 1 of 2.
USA Georgia McIntosh Co. 15 Oct 1956 W. H. Duncan 20661 Sheet 2 of 2.
USA Louisiana Cameron Par. 19 Oct 1974 V. I. Sullivan 1862
USA North Carolina Beaufort Co. 06 Jul 1958 A. E. Radford 36302
Jamaica Surrey Co. St. Andrew Par. 28 Sep 1912 A. S. Hitchcock 563
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 11 Jul 2017 J. R. Campbell 823
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 31 Aug 2011 S. Dickman 425
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 02 Sep 2010 L. B. Birch 567
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