|Scientific Name:||Paspalidium geminatum (Forssk.) Stapf|
Panicum brizoides Lam.
Panicum fluitans Retz.
Panicum geminatum Forssk.
Panicum paspalodes Pers.
Setaria geminata (Forssk.) Veldkamp
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Defex, T. & García, N.|
|Contributor(s):||Ali, M.M., Knees, S.G., Patzelt, A., Neale, S. & Williams, L.|
This species is classed as Least Concern as it is widespread with stable populations and does not face any major threats.
This species occurs from the Canary Islands and Madeira through north Africa south to the Cape and east to the Arabian Peninsula, south-east Asia, on Indian Ocean islands, the southern United States, Mexico and parts of the Caribbean (The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew 2012, Cope 2007).
Native:Angola; Burundi; Cameroon; Comoros; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Djibouti; Egypt (Egypt (African part)); Ethiopia; Ghana; Kenya; Libya; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius (Mauritius (main island), Rodrigues); Mexico; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; Portugal (Madeira); Puerto Rico; Réunion; Rwanda; Senegal; Seychelles (Seychelles (main island group)); Somalia; Spain (Canary Is.); Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; United States (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Texas); Yemen (North Yemen, Socotra); Zambia
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|Population:||There is no information available on population trends in this species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species typically grows in permanently wet places such as marshes, the margins of lakes and ponds, as well as in in seasonally inundated depressions (Cook 1996).|
|Use and Trade:||
There is no evidence that this species is used.
There are no known significant past, ongoing or future threats to this species.
There are no conservation measures in place and none needed.
|Citation:||Lansdown, R.V. 2013. Paspalidium geminatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T164522A1057746.Downloaded on 20 September 2018.|
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