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Taxonavigation: Poales
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Arundinoideae
Tribus: Arundineae
Genus: Amphipogon
Species: A. amphipogonoides – A. avenaceus – A. caricinus – A. debilis – A. laguroides – A. sericeus – A. setaceus – A. strictus – A. turbinatus

Amphipogon R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 175 (1810)
Type species: Amphipogon laguroides R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 175 (1810)


Diplopogon R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 176 (1810).
Dipogonia P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 125 (1812), nom. superfl.
Gamelythrum Nees, London J. Bot. 2: 415 (1843).
Pentacraspedon Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 151 (1854).


Brown, R. 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van Diemen. pp. i–viii + 145–590, Londini: R.Taylor. BHL Reference page. : 175.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Amphipogon in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Amphipogon. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27. 2013. Amphipogon. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Amphipogon. Published online. Accessed: 27 Oct. 2013.

Vernacular names
English: Greybeard Grasses

Amphipogon, the greybeard grasses,[2] is a genus of Australian plants in the grass family.[3][4][5]


Amphipogon amphipogonoides
Amphipogon avenaceus
Amphipogon caricinus
Amphipogon debilis
Amphipogon laguroides
Amphipogon sericeus
Amphipogon strictus
Amphipogon turbinatus

formerly included[1]

see Diplopogon Melanocenchris

Amphipogon humilis - Melanocenchris jacquemontii
Amphipogon setaceus - Melanocenchris setaceus

See also

List of Poaceae genera


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Atlas of Living Australia, Greybeard Grasses, Amphipogon R.Br.
Brown, Robert. 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 175 in Latin
Watson L, Dallwitz MJ. (2008). "The grass genera of the world: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval; including synonyms, morphology, anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry, cytology, classification, pathogens, world and local distribution, and references". The Grass Genera of the World. Retrieved 2009-08-19.
Tropicos, Amphipogon R. Br.
The Plant List search for Amphipogon

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