Enteropogon

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windmill grass
Enteropogon ramosus.jpg
Enteropogon ramosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Enteropogon
Nees
Type species
Enteropogon melicoides
(Willd.) Nees

Enteropogon is a genus of tropical and subtropical plants in the grass family. It is widespread across many parts of Asia, Africa, Australia, the Americas, and various islands.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Species[7][8]
  1. Enteropogon acicularis (Lindl.) Lazarides - curly windmill grass, large windmill grass, umbrella grass - Australia
  2. Enteropogon barbatus C.E.Hubb. - Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya
  3. Enteropogon brandegeei (Vasey) Clayton - Baja California, Baja California Sur
  4. Enteropogon chlorideus (Presl) Clayton - buryseed umbrella grass, verdillo cacahuatoide - Arizona, Texas, Mesoamerica
  5. Enteropogon coimbatorensis K.K.N.Nair, S.K.Jain & M.P.Nayar - India
  6. Enteropogon dolichostachyus (Lag.) Keng - Yemen, Oman, Afghanistan, Indian Subcontinent, Indochina, southern China, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea, northern Australia, Micronesia
  7. Enteropogon longiaristatus (Napper) Clayton - Tanzania
  8. Enteropogon macrostachyus Munro ex Benth. - bushrye - Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Gauteng, North West Province[9]
  9. Enteropogon minutus Lazarides - northern Australia
  10. Enteropogon mollis (Nees) Clayton - Central America, West Indies, northern South America, Galápagos
  11. Enteropogon monostachyus Schum. - Somalia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Swaziland, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  12. Enteropogon paucispiceus (Lazarides) B.K.Simon - Queensland
  13. Enteropogon prieurii (Kunth) Clayton - drier parts of Africa; Saudi Arabia, Yemen, India
  14. Enteropogon ramosus B.K.Simon - tussock umbrella grass - Australia
  15. Enteropogon rupestris (J.A.Schmidt) A.Chev. - drier parts of Africa
  16. Enteropogon seychellarum Benth. - Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Madagascar, Seychelles, Aldabra
  17. Enteropogon unispiceus (F.Muell.) Clayton - Taiwan, Queensland, New South Wales, Cook Islands
formerly included[7]

see Microchloa

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