Paspalum dilatatum

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Noun1.Paspalum dilatatum - tall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
genus Paspalum - a genus of perennial grasses of warm regions
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Effects of flooding and drought on the anatomy of Paspalum dilatatum. Annals of Botany, vol.
S.; Insausti, P Flooding tolerance of Paspalum dilatatum (Poaceae: Paniceae) from upland and lowland positions in a natural grassland.
Foals were maintained with the mares on natural pasture grazing systems, mainly comprising Paspalum notatum, Paspalum dilatatum, Andropogon lateralis, and Coelorachis selloana (PILLAR et al., 2009), and had ad libitum access to mineral salts and water.
The vegetation completely covers the soil and the predominant species are Ranunculus platenses, Plantago myosorus, Dichondra microcalyx Oxalis mallobolb, Spergularis platense, Oxalis articulata, Geranium albicans, Panicum milioides, Piptochaetium montevidense, Stipa neesiana, Stipa papposa, Paspalum dilatatum, Paspalum distichum, Melica brasiliana, Bromas unioloides, Lolium multiflorum, and Try/hilum repens.
As principais especies forrageiras observadas com frequencia igual ou superior a 1,5% foram: Paspalum notatum, Eragrostis bahiensis, Axonopus affinis, Bothriochloa laguroides, Schizachyrium microstachyum, Paspalum dilatatum, Sporobolus indicus, Rhynchospora sp., Andropogon ternatus, Paspalum plicatulum, Eleocharis sp., Coelorhachis selloana e Panicum hians.
En los prados de siega es muy abundante una graminea invasora (transformadora) que reduce la diversidad floristica de estos habitats: Paspalum dilatatum.
Grasses consumed by emus expressed as percent of all grasses included Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon; 19.2%), Texas wintergrass (Stipa leucotricha; 11.5%), sandbur (Cenchrus; 7.8%), fringed signalgrass (Panicum reptans) and dallis grass (Paspalum dilatatum; 11.5%), and unidentified grasses and stolons (30.8%).
Riparian zone predominantly Paspalum dilatatum. Irrigation source for local market gardens.