Microstegium

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Microstegium
Microstegium vimineum NPS-1.jpg
Microstegium vimineum
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Microstegium

Nees 1836 not Lindb. 1865 (moss in Funariaceae)
Type species
Microstegium willdenowianum
(syn of M. vimineum)[1]
Nees ex Steud.[1]
Synonyms[1][3]

Microstegium is a genus of African, Asian, and Pacific Island plants in the sorghum tribe within the grass family.[4][5] Browntop is a common name.[6]

Species[3]
formerly included[3]

see Ischaemum Schizachyrium

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tropicos, Microstegium Nees
  2. ^ The International Plant Names Index
  3. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Nees von Esenbeck, Christian Gottfried Daniel in Lindley, John. 1836. Natural System of Botany 447.
  5. ^ Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 593 莠竹属 you zhu shu Microstegium Nees in Lindley
  6. ^ "Microstegium". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 9 July 2015.