Tripsacum

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Tripsacum
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Tripsacum grass
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Genus: Tripsacum
L.
Type species
Tripsacum dactyloides
(L.) L.[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Digitaria Adans. 1763, illegitimate homonym not Heist. ex Fabr. 1759
  • Dactylodes Zanoni-Monti ex Kuntze

Tripsacum is a genus of plants in the grass family native to the Western Hemisphere.[3]

Species[2][4][5]
  1. T. andersonii - from Veracruz to Bolivia
  2. T. australe - South America
  3. T. cundinamarce - Colombia
  4. T. dactyloides - widespread in Latin America, West Indies, eastern USA[6]
  5. T. intermedium - Guerrero, Chiapas, Guatemala, Honduras
  6. T. jalapense - Oaxaca, Chiapas, Guatemala, El Salvador
  7. T. lanceolatum - USA (AZ NM),[7] Mexico, Central America
  8. T. latifolium - Mesoamerica, West Indies
  9. T. laxum - Latin America, West Indies
  10. T. maizar - Mexico, Guatemala
  11. T. manisuroides - Chiapas
  12. T. peruvianum - Peru, Ecuador
  13. T. pilosum - Peru, Ecuador
  14. T. zopilotense - Mexico, Guatemala
formerly included[2]

see Anthephora Apluda Chionachne Coelorachis Elionurus Hackelochloa Hemarthria Ischaemum Lasiurus Manisuris Microstegium Pogonatherum

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