Eulalia (plant)

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Eulalia aurea habitii.jpg
Eulalia aurea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Genus: Eulalia

about 30, see text

Eulalia is a genus of about 30 species of mostly perennial grasses from tropical Africa, Asia and into Australia. It was named after the botanical artist Eulalie Delile.[1]

As a common name, "eulalia" refers to a grass in a different genus, Miscanthus sinensis.[2]

Species include:


  1. ^ Watson, L. and M. J. Dallwitz. (1992 onwards). Eulalia. Grass Genera of the World. Version: 18 August 1999.
  2. ^ Miscanthus sinensis. PlantFacts. The Ohio State University.
  3. ^ Kandwal, M. K., et al. (2007). A new species of Eulalia (Poaceae) from India. Kew Bulletin 62(3) 519-21.
  4. ^ Salunkhe, C. B. and G. G. Potdar. (2004). Eulalia shrirangii, a new species of Poaceae from India. Kew Bulletin 59(4) 625-27.


  • Elliot, Rodger W. & Jones, David L. (1986). "Eu-Go". In Elliot, Rodger W. & Jones, David L. Encyclopaedia of Australian Plants Suitable for Cultivation 4. Lothian Publishing. p. 247. ISBN 0-85091-213-X.