Lasiacis

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Lasiacis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Lasiacis
(Griseb.) Hitchc.
Type species
Panicum divaricatum
L.[1][2]
Synonyms[3][4]
  • Panicum section Lasiacis Griseb.
  • Panicum series. Lasiacis (Griseb.) Benth. & Hook.f.
  • Pseudolasiacis (A.Camus) A.Camus

Lasiacis (smallcane)[5] is a genus of Neotropical plants in the grass family, found in the Americas from Mexico and Florida south to Argentina.[1][6][7]

Species[4][8]
  1. Lasiacis anomala Hitchc. - Trinidad, Venezuela, Guayana, Suriname, Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia
  2. Lasiacis divaricata (L.) Hitchc. - widespread from Mexico and Florida south to Argentina
  3. Lasiacis grisebachii (Nash) Hitchc. - Mexico, Central America, Cuba, Puerto Rico
  4. Lasiacis ligulata Hitchc. & Chase - South America, West Indies
  5. Lasiacis linearis Swallen - Central America, Chiapas
  6. Lasiacis maculata (Aubl.) Urb. - widespread from Mexico and Cuba south to Argentina
  7. Lasiacis nigra Davidse - Mexico, Central America, northwestern South America
  8. Lasiacis oaxacensis (Steud.) Hitchc. ex Chase - Mexico, Central America, northwestern South America, Jamaica, Hispaniola
  9. Lasiacis procerrima (Hack.) Hitchc. ex Chase - Mexico, Central America, northwestern South America
  10. Lasiacis rhizophora (E.Fourn.) Hitchc. ex Chase - Mexico, Central America, northwestern South America, Greater Antilles
  11. Lasiacis rugelii (Griseb.) Hitchc. - Mexico, Central America, Hispaniola, Cuba
  12. Lasiacis ruscifolia (Kunth) Hitchc. ex Chase - Florida,[9] Mexico, Central America, northwestern South America, West Indies
  13. Lasiacis scabrior Hitchc. - Mexico, Central America, northwestern South America
  14. Lasiacis sloanei (Griseb.) Hitchc. - Mexico, Central America, northwestern South America, West Indies
  15. Lasiacis standleyi Hitchc. - Mexico, Central America, northwestern South America
formerly included[4]

see Acroceras

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