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Aegopogon tenellus[1]
Scientific classification

Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd., 1806
Type species
Aegopogon cenchroides
Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.

Aegopogon is a genus of New World plants in the grass family.[3][4][5]

  1. Aegopogon bryophilus Döll - Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil (Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro), Argentina (Tucumán, Salta, Jujuy)
  2. Aegopogon cenchroides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. - Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Rio de Janeiro
  3. Aegopogon solisii G.A.Levin - Socorro Islands in Mexico
  4. Aegopogon tenellus (DC.) Trin. - Mexico, Central America, Venezuela, Arizona, California
formerly included[2]

see Amphipogon, Bouteloua

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 1950 illustration from Hitchcock, A. Chase. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States. USDA Misc. Publ. No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950
  2. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Willdenow, Carl Ludwig von. 1806. Caroli a Linné Species plantarum :exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Editio quarta 4(2): 899. in Latin
  4. ^ Watson L, Dallwitz MJ. (2008). "The grass genera of the world: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval; including synonyms, morphology, anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry, cytology, classification, pathogens, world and local distribution, and references". The Grass Genera of the World. Archived from the original on 2008-07-04. Retrieved 2009-08-19.
  5. ^ Tropicos, Aegopogon Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
  6. ^ The Plant List search for Aegopogon

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