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Joycea pallida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Danthonioideae
Genus: Joycea
H.P. Linder[1]

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Joycea is a genus of 3 grass species, endemic to Australia. The species were formerly included in Danthonia.[2] The genus name honours Australian botanist Joyce Winifred Vickery.[2]

The currently recognised species are:


  1. ^ "Joycea". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2009-08-03. 
  2. ^ a b Cochrane, G.R., Fuhrer, B.A., Rotherdam, E.M., Simmons, J.& M. and Willis, J.H. (1980). Flowers and Plants of Victoria and Tasmania. A.H. & A.W. Reed. ISBN 0589502565. 
  3. ^ "Genus Joycea". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 2009-08-03.