Diectomis

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Diectomis
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Diectomis

Kunth [1815], nom. cons., non P.Beauv. [1812]
Binomial name
Diectomis fastigiata
(Sw.) P.Beauv.
Synonyms[1]
  • Andropogon fastigiatus Sw.
  • Pollinia fastigiata (Sw.) Spreng.
  • Sorghum fastigiatum (Sw.) Kuntze
  • Cymbachne fastigiata (Sw.) Roberty
  • Diectomis fasciculata P.Beauv.
  • Andropogon diatherus Steud.
  • Andropogon hochstetteri Steud.
  • Heteropogon hochstetteri (Steud.) Andersson

Diectomis is a genus of tropical plants in the grass family.[2][3] The only known species is Diectomis fastigiata, widespread across tropical parts of Africa, Asia, and the Americas.[1][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Kunth, Karl Sigismund. 1815. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 2: 69-70 description in Latin, commentary in French
  3. ^ Vorontsova, M.S., Ratovonirina, G. & Randriamboavonjy, T. (2013). Revision of Andropogon and Diectomis (Poaceae: Sacchareae) in Madagascar and the new Andropogon itremoensis from the Itremo massif. Kew Bulletin 68: 193-207.
  4. ^ Palisot de Beauvois, Ambroise Marie François Joseph. 1812. Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie 132-133
  5. ^ Palisot de Beauvois, Ambroise Marie François Joseph. 1812. Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie plate XXIII (23), figure VII (7) line drawing of flowers of Diectomis fastigiata