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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Paniceae
Subtribus: Melinidinae
Genus: Chaetium
Species: C. bromoides – C. cubanum – C. festucoides
Name

Chaetium Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 269 (1829)
Type species: Chaetium festucoides Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 270 (1829)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Berchtoldia J.Presl in C.B.Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 1: 323 (1830)

References

Nees von Esenbeck, C.G.D. (1829) Flora Brasiliensis seu Enumeratio Plantarum 2(1): 269–270.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Chaetium 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, Chaetium. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31.
Tropicos.org 2013. Chaetium. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Chaetium. Published online. Accessed: 31 Oct. 2013.

Chaetium is a genus of Neotropical plants in the grass family.[3][4][5]

Species[2][6]

Chaetium bromoides (J.Presl) Benth. - Mexico, Central America
Chaetium cubanum (C.Wright) Hitchc. - Cuba
Chaetium festucoides Nees - Colombia (Bolívar), Venezuela (Guárico, Monagas), Brazil (Rio Grande do Norte, Ceará, Paraíba, Piauí, Maranhão, Pernambuco)

See also

List of Poaceae genera

References

Tropicos, Chaetium Nees
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Nees von Esenbeck, Christian Gottfried Daniel 1829. Flora Brasiliensis seu Enumeratio Plantarum 2(1): 269–271 in Latin
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Morrone, O., F. O. Zuloaga, M. O. Arriaga, R. Pozner & S. S. Aliscioni. 1998. Revisión sistemática y análisis cladístico del género Chaetium (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 85(3): 404–424 in Spanish with English abstract; includes line drawings, maps, cladistic diagrams, and photos of microscopic features
The Plant List search for Chaetium

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