Species within a genus

Genus: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
PASPALUM (G)
Millet (Le)
Family: POACEAE
paspale, = the finest meal: a morsel, scrap. paspalos, = millet.
(LS, K3)
Paspalum dilatatum (La)
Bankrotkweek(PS) Millet Grass Water Grass
Location: (K)
differo, dilatum, = to carry different ways; to spread abroad, scatter, disperse, separate; -atus, = indicates an action made or done. (broadened, expanded, widened)
(ld, BL)
Paspalum distichum (G)
Bankrotkweek(PS) Knopgras Tweevingergras
Location: (K)
di-, dis-, = twce, double; stikhos, = a row, line, rank. distichus, = arranged in two rows.
(LS, BL)
Paspalum urvillei
Langbeenwatergras(PS) Vasey Grass
Location: (F)
(Introduced from South America – (Sw)) For Jules Sébastien César Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842).**
(Ch)
Paspalum vaginatum (La)
Brakpaspalum(PS) Swamp Couch
Location: (F)
vagina, = a scabbard, sheath; the covering, sheath, holder of any thing; the sheath of an ear of grai, the hull, husk; (in botany occasionally the petiole embraces the branch from which it springs, and in such cases is said to be sheathing; and is even called a sheath or vagina as in grasses) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (sheathed)
(ld, Ox, BL)