Aeluropus

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Aeluropus
Aeluropus littoralis (Les Chalets Gruissan 14).JPG
Aeluropus littoralis
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Aeluropus

Type species
Aeluropus laevis
(syn of A. lagopoides)
Synonyms[1]
  • Calotheca Spreng. 1817, illegitimate homonym not Desv. 1810 (syn of Briza)
  • Chamaedactylis T.Nees

Aeluropus is a genus of Eurasian and African plants in the grass family, found primarily in desert regions.[2][3][4][5]

Species[1][6][7][8]
  1. Aeluropus badghyzii Tzvelev - Turkmenistan
  2. Aeluropus laciniatus Khodash. - Iran
  3. Aeluropus lagopoides (L.) Thwaites - Mediterranean, Sahara, and Asia from Mauritania + Sicily to Kazakhstan + Nicobar Islands
  4. Aeluropus littoralis (Gouan) Parl. - Mediterranean + Asia from Spain + Morocco to China
  5. Aeluropus macrostachyus Hack. - Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan
  6. Aeluropus pilosus (X.L.Yang) S.L.Chen & X.L.Yang - Xinjiang
formerly included[1]

see Dactylis Odyssea

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant families
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
  4. ^ Trinius, Carl Bernhard von 1820. Fundamenta agrostographiae, sive Theoria constructionis floris graminei; adjecta synopsi generum graminum hucusque cognitorum page 143 description in Latin
  5. ^ Trinius, Carl Bernhard von 1820. Fundamenta agrostographiae, sive Theoria constructionis floris graminei; adjecta synopsi generum graminum hucusque cognitorum plate XII (12) line drawings of Aeluropus laevis (syn of A. lagopoides); captions on page 212
  6. ^ The Plant List search for Aeluropus
  7. ^ Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 458 獐毛属 zhang mao shu Aeluropus Trinius, Fund. Agrost. 143. 1820.
  8. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, genere Aeluropus