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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Pooideae
Tribus: Poeae
Subtribus: Beckmanniinae
Genus: Beckmannia
Species: B. eruciformis – B. syzigachne

Beckmannia Host, Icon. Descr. Gram. Austriac. 3: 5 (1805)
Type species: Beckmannia eruciformis (L.) Host, Icon. Descr. Gram. Austriac. 3: 5 (1805)


Host, N.T. (1805) Icones et Descriptiones Graminum Austriacorum 3: 5.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Beckmannia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Beckmannia. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31. 2013. Beckmannia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Beckmannia. Published online. Accessed: 31 Oct. 2013.
Beckmannia Host – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Beckmannia. .

Vernacular names
English: Sloughgrass
suomi: Törökit
日本語: カズノコグサ属
русский: Бекмания

Beckmannia is a small genus of grasses containing two species known generally as sloughgrass. Beckmannia eruciformis is a Eurasian perennial, and Beckmannia syzigachne is an annual grass found in North America and Asia. The genus was named for the German scientist Johann Beckmann.[1]
See also

List of Poaceae genera


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. Archived from the original on 2007-11-13. Retrieved 2009-08-19.

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