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Zoysia matrella var. pacifica

Zoysia matrella (L.) Merr. var. pacifica Goudsw.

korean velvetgrass, mascarene-grass

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ZOMAP
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Zoysia matrella var. pacifica
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GENUS: Zoysia
FAMILY CODE: POACEA

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ZOMAP
USDA Common Name: Manila Grass
Native Status: HI (I)
Distribution: USA (HI)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid

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WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Zoysia pacifica
COMMON NAME: Mascarene-grass, Korean Velvetgrass
SYNONYMY: [= FNA, WH3; ? Z. tenuifolia Willdenow - HC; > Z. tenuifolia Willdenow - K; > Z. matrella var. pacifica Goudswaard - K]
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HABITAT: Used as a lawngrass, persisting or spreading; native of e. Asia.
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Poaceae (R. Brown) Barnhart 1895 or GRAMINEAE A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Grass Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 771 genera and 12,074 species, herbs (and some shrubs and trees), cosmopolitan. Tribal classification largely follows FNA (2003a, 2007a), with some changes based on subsequent research, as for instance in the Chloridoideae (Peterson, Romaschenko, & Johnson 2010a).
REFERENCE: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003a, 2007a)=FNA; Hitchcock and Chase (1950)=HC; Blomquist (1948); Peterson, Romaschenko, & Johnson (2010a, 2010b). Key to genera adapted in large part from FNA.
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Zoysia Willdenow 1801 (Zoysia, Temple-grass)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 11 species, perennials, of tropical, subtropical, and temperate Asia.
REFERENCE: Anderson in FNA (2003a). Key closely following FNA.
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Zoysia matrella var. pacifica in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Zoysia matrella var. pacifica in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Zoysia matrella var. pacifica in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Zoysia matrella var. pacifica in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Zoysia matrella var. pacifica in the Flora of North America (if available)
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