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Axonopus fissifolius.jpg
Axonopus fissifolius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Genus: Axonopus
(Steud.) Chase ex P.Beauv.

at least 90 – see text


Axonopus is a genus of grasses known generally as carpetgrass. They are native to the tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas.[2] They are sometimes rhizomatous and many are tolerant of periodic submersion.

Selected species[edit]

This list includes most of the names accepted by The Plant List, which is also the source of the list.[3] The scientific name of the species appears in italics; to the right of the species name, binomial authorities for the species appear in small text; common names, if any, appear in green text.

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