1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Zoysia Willd.
      1. Species: Zoysia matrella (L.) Merr.
        1. Zoysia matrella var. matrella

        This variety is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to NW. Pacific.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bangladesh, Borneo, Caroline Is., China Southeast, Cocos (Keeling) Is., Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Marshall Is., Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Bahamas, Bermuda, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Christmas I., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Florida, Georgia, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Ivory Coast, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Madagascar, Maldives, Marquesas, Mauritius, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Réunion, Samoa, Society Is., Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Tubuai Is.

    Zoysia matrella var. matrella appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 3763] Zoysia pungens K001119959
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 3763] Zoysia pungens K001119960

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2019). World Checklist of Vascular Plants (WCVP Database) The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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