Urochondra

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Urochondra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Urochondra
C.E.Hubb.[1]
Species: U. setulosa
Binomial name
Urochondra setulosa
(Trin.) C.E.Hubb.[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Vilfa setulosa Trin.
  • Sporobolus setulosus (Trin.) A.Terracc.
  • Crypsis setulosa (Trin.) Mez
  • Heleochloa setulosa (Trin.) Blatt. & McCann
  • Agrostis elatior Steud.
  • Crypsis dura Boiss.
  • Heleochloa dura (Boiss.) Boiss.
  • Heleochloa dura subsp. kuriensis Vierh.
  • Heterochloa dura (Boiss.) Balf.f.

Urochondra is a genus of plants in the grass family.[3][4][5] The only known species is Urochondra setulosa, native to northeastern Africa (Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, Somalia, Socotra) and southwestern Asia (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen, northwestern India, and Sindh Province in Pakistan).[2][6] The species grows in coastal sand dunes, salt marshes and estuaries.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b In: Hooker's Icones Plantarum 35: pl. 3457. 1947. "Name - Urochondra C.E.Hubb.". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved March 15, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Hubbard, Charles Edward. 1947. Hooker's Icones Plantarum 35: plate 3457
  4. ^ Trinius, Carl Bernhard von. 1840. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint-Pétersbourg. Sixième Série. Sciences Mathématiques, Physiques et Naturelles. Seconde Partie: Sciences Naturelles 6(2): 55
  5. ^ Tropicos, Urochondra setulosa (Trin.) C.E. Hubb.
  6. ^ The Plant List, Urochondra setulosa (Trin.) C.E.Hubb.
  7. ^ Flora of Pakistan, Urochondra setulosa (Trin.) C.E. Hubbard

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