Thysanolaena

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Thysanolaena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Tribe: Thysanolaeneae
C.E.Hubb.
Genus: Thysanolaena
Nees
Binomial name
Thysanolaena latifolia
(Roxb. ex Hornem.) Honda
Type species
Thysanolaena agrostis
Nees
Synonyms[1][2]
  • Thysano-laena Nees, alternate spelling
  • Myriachaeta Moritzi
  • Thysanochlaena Gand.
  • Thysanolaena acarifera (Trin.) Arn. & Nees
  • Thysanolaena agrostis Nees
  • Thysanolaena assamensis Gand.
  • Thysanolaena birmanica Gand.
  • Thysanolaena malaccensis Gand.
  • Thysanolaena maxima (Roxb.) Kuntze
  • Thysanolaena sikkimensis Gand.
  • Melica latifolia Roxb. ex Hornem.
  • Panicum acariferum Trin.
  • Thysanolaena acarifera Arn. & Nees
  • Neyraudia acarifera (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Conert
  • Agrostis maxima Roxb.
  • Arundo minutiflora Brongn.
  • Sporobolus scoparius J.Presl
  • Vilfa scoparia (J.Presl) Steud.
  • Myriachaeta arundinacea Zoll. & Moritzi
  • Myriachaeta glauca Moritzi ex Steud.
  • Vilfa gigas Steud.
  • Sporobolus gigas (Steud.) Miq.

Thysanolaena is a genus of plants in the grass family, the only genus in the tribe Thysanolaeneae.[3][4][1][5] Its only recognized species is Thysanolaena latifolia, native to China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Taiwan, Yunnan) Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. It is also naturalized in Mauritius, Seychelles, Gambia, Tanzania, Hawaii, California, the West Indies and Brazil.[1][2][6][7] Tiger grass is a common name for this plant.[8]

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  1. ^ a b c Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 446 粽叶芦族 zong ye lu zu Poaceae Tribe Thysanolaeneae
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Nees von Esenbeck, Christian Gottfried Daniel. 1835. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal 18: 180
  4. ^ Tropicos, Nees Search in The Plant List
  5. ^ Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
  6. ^ Kandwal, M.K. & Gupta, B.K. (2009). An update on grass flora of Uttarakhand. Indian Journal of Forestry 32: 657-668
  7. ^ Noltie, H.J. (2000). Flora of Bhutan 3(2): 457-883. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh
  8. ^ "Thysanolaena latifolia". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 10 December 2015.