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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Zoysia matrella (L.) Merr., Philipp. J. Sci., C 7: 230 (1912).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Trop. & Subtrop. Asia to NW. Pacific
(22) ben bkn gha ivo nga tog (23) gab ggi (29) mau mdg reu rod 36 CHH CHS 38 JAP KOR KZN NNS OGA TAI 40 BAN IND mdv SRL whm 41 LAO MYA NCB SCS THA VIE 42 BOR CKI JAW LSI MLY MOL PHI SUL SUM xms 43 NWG SOL 50 QLD (60) fij sam (61) mrq sci tub 62 CRL MRN MRS (63) haw (77) nwm (78) ala fla geo lou nca (79) mxe mxs (80) cos els hon nic (81) bah ber cay cub dom hai lee pue trt (83) clm ecu gal (84) bzc bzl
Lifeform: Hemicr. or rhizome geophyte
Remarks: Widely cultivated for lawns.
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova