Gaudinia

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Gaudinia
Gaudinia fragilis - Botanischer Garten München-Nymphenburg - DSC07884.JPG
Gaudinia fragilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Gaudinia
P.Beauv.
Type species
Gaudinia fragilis
Synonyms[1]

Gaudinia is a genus of Mediterranean plants in the grass family.[2][3][4][5]

The genus name is a tribute to Swiss botanist Jean François Aimé Théophile Philippe Gaudin (1766-1833).

Species[1][6]
  1. Gaudinia coarctata - Azores
  2. Gaudinia fragilis - Mediterranean + nearby regions from Portugal + Morocco to Turkey
  3. Gaudinia hispanica - Spain
  4. Gaudinia maroccana - Morocco
formerly included[1]

see Helictochloa Ventenata

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