Tristachya

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Trident grasses
Tristachya leucothrix, blompakkie, Skeerpoort.jpg
Tristachya leucothrix
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Tribe: Tristachyideae
Genus: Tristachya
Nees
Type species
Tristachya leiostachya
Nees[1][2]
Synonyms[3]

Tristachya (common name Trident grasses) is a genus of African and Latin American plants in tribe Tristachyideae within the grass family.[2][4][5]

Species[3][6]
  1. Tristachya angustifolia Hitchc. - Nayarit in western Mexico
  2. Tristachya auronitens J.Duvign. - Zaïre
  3. Tristachya avenacea (J.Presl) Scribn. & Merr. - Mexico, Central America
  4. Tristachya bequaertii De Wild. - Zaïre, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Zambia
  5. Tristachya betsileensis A.Camus - Madagascar
  6. Tristachya bicrinita (J.B.Phipps) Clayton - Tanzania, Zambia
  7. Tristachya biseriata Stapf - Lesotho, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
  8. Tristachya contrerasii R.Guzmán - Jalisco in western Mexico
  9. Tristachya hubbardiana Conert - Zaïre, Tanzania, Angola, Zambia
  10. Tristachya huillensis Rendle - Zaïre, Angola, Malawi, Zambia
  11. Tristachya humbertii A.Camus - Madagascar
  12. Tristachya laxa Scribn. & Merr. - Mexico (Durango, Nayarit, Sinaloa)
  13. Tristachya leiostachya Nees - Paraguay, Brazil
  14. Tristachya leucothrix Trin. ex Nees - central + southern Africa
  15. Tristachya lualabaensis (De Wild.) J.B.Phipps - central + southern Africa
  16. Tristachya nodiglumis K.Schum. - central + southern Africa
  17. Tristachya papilosa R.Guzmán - Nayarit in western Mexico
  18. Tristachya pedicellata Stent - Limpopo Province in South Africa
  19. Tristachya rehmannii Hack. - central + southern Africa
  20. Tristachya superba (De Not.) Schweinf. & Asch. - sub-Saharan Africa
  21. Tristachya thollonii Franch. - from Chad to Angola
  22. Tristachya viridearistata (J.B.Phipps) Clayton - Tanzania, Zambia, Burundi
formerly included[3]

see Danthoniopsis Dilophotriche Loudetia Loudetiopsis Trichopteryx Zonotriche

References[edit]

  1. ^ lectotype designated by Swallen, N. Amer. Fl 17(8): 578 (14 Jul 1939)
  2. ^ a b Tropicos, Tristachya Nees
  3. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Hoare, D. B. "Tristachya leucothrix Nees". FAO. CIAT/FAO collaboration on Tropical Forages. Retrieved 20 January 2015. 
  5. ^ Nees von Esenbeck, Christian Gottfried Daniel. 1829. Flora Brasiliensis seu Enumeratio Plantarum 2(1): 458
  6. ^ The Plant List search for Tristachya

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