Cynosurus elegans

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Cynosurus elegans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Genus: Cynosurus
Species: C. elegans
Binomial name
Cynosurus elegans
Desf., 1798[1]
  • Cynosurus elegans elegans
  • Cynosurus elegans gracilis Desf.
  • Cynosurus elegans obliquatus (Link) Batt & Trabut
  • Cynosurus elegans polybracteatus
  • Chrysurus paradoxus Sommier
  • Chrysurus gracilis (Viv.) Moris
  • Chrysurus elegans (Desf.) P.Beauv.
  • Chrysurus effusus (Link) P.Beauv.

Cynosurus elegans is a species of grass in the genus Cynosurus. It is found in southern Europe, north Africa, Middle East and Turkmenistan.


  1. ^ René Louiche Desfontaines: Flora Atlantica sive Historia Plantarum, quae in Atlante... 1:82, t. 17. 1798

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