Definition of Paspalum

1. Noun. Tall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States.

Exact synonyms: Dallis Grass, Dallisgrass, Paspalum Dilatatum
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Genus Paspalum



Definition of Paspalum

1. Noun. Any member of the genus ''Paspalum'' of tall perennial grasses, the bahiagrasses or Dallis grasses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paspalum

1. a type of pasture grass [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paspalum

pasigraphical
pasigraphy
pasilaly
pasilla
pasillas
pasin
pasiniazide
paska
paskha
paskhas
paso doble
paso dobles
pasodoble
pasodobles
paspalism
paspalum (current term)
paspalums
paspies
paspy
pasque
pasque flower
pasque flowers
pasqueflower
pasqueflowers
pasquil
pasquils
pasquin
pasquinade
pasquinaded
pasquinades

Literary usage of Paspalum

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1. Select extra-tropical plants readily eligible for industrial culture or by Ferdinand Jacob H. Mueller (1880)
"paspalum dilatatum, Poiret. Extra-tropical South America. ... paspalum scrobiculatum, Linne. Through the tropics of the eastern hemisphere widely dispersed, ..."

2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"paspalum L. Syst. Ed. io, 2: 855 (1759). 353. paspalum dilatatum Poir. in Lam. Encycl. 5: 35 (1804). ..."

3. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, Carleton Roy Ball, F. Lamson-Scribner, Harry Foster Bain (1904)
"paspalum membranaceum.—a. portion of raceme; c and e, spikelets. ... WALTER'S paspalum. A low creeping, semi- aquatic grass, with much branched, ..."

4. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1902)
"80. paspalum COMPRESSUM (Sw.) Nees. Milium Linn. paspalum ... paspalum CONJUGATUM Berg. P. ciliatum Lam. non HBK Common in wet ditches along roads. ..."

5. List of Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta Growing Without Cultivation in by Botanical Club (1894)
"paspalum L. Syst. Ed. 10, 2: 855 (1759). 253. paspalum dilatatum Poir. in Lam. Encycl. 5: 35 (1804). paspalum ovatum Nees ..."

6. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1901)
"paspalum <li st i eli um, L. Jefferson county, H 2469: Madison county, H 2467; ... paspalum vaginatum, Swartz. Indian River, C 3567* in part. 1495. ..."

7. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1906)
"I can also see no reason for retaining paspalum thunbergii Kunth as a distinct species, assuming that Mez was correct in his identification of some of the ..."

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