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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: Andropogoneae
Subtribus: Ischaeminae
Genus: Dimeria
Species: D. acinaciformis – D. agasthyamalayana – D. aristata – D. avenacea – D. balakrishnaniana – D. ballardii – D. bialata – D. blatteri – D. borii – D. chelariensis – D. chloridiformis – D. connivens – D. copeana – D. copei – D. deccanensis – D. dipteros – D. eradii – D. falcata – D. fischeri – D. fuscescens – D. glabriuscula – D. gracilis – D. guangxiensis – D. hohenackeri – D. idukkiensis – D. jainii – D. jayachandranii – D. josephii – D. kalavoorensis – D. kanjirapallilana – D. keenanii – D. keralae – D. kollimalayana – D. kurzii – D. lawsonii – D. lehmannii – D. leptorhachis – D. madagascariensis – D. mahendragiriensis – D. manongarivensis – D. monostachya – D. mooneyi – D. namboodiriana – D. neglecta – D. orissae – D. ornithopoda – D. paniculata – D. perrieri – D. pubescens – D. raizadae – D. santapaui – D. sinensis – D. sivarajanii – D. solitaria – D. sreenarayanae – D. stapfiana – D. thwaitesii – D. veldkampii – D. woodrowii
Name

Dimeria R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 204 (1810)
Type species: Dimeria acinaciformis R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 204 (1810)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Haplachne J.Presl in C.B.Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 1: 234 (1830)
Didactylon Zoll. & Moritzi in H.Zollinger, Syst. Verz. Ind. Archip. 2: 99 (1854)
Psilostachys Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 413 (1854), nom. illeg.
Pterygostachyum Nees ex Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 413 (1854)
Woodrowia Stapf, Hooker's Icon. Pl. 25: t. 2447 (1896)

References

Brown, R. 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 204.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Dimeria in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Dimeria. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
Tropicos.org 2013. Dimeria. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Dimeria. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.

Dimeria is a genus of Asian, Australian, Madagascan, and Pacific Island plants in the grass family. Many of the species are endemic to India.[2][3][4][5]

Species[1][6]

Dimeria acinaciformis - Queensland, Northern Territory
Dimeria agasthyamalayana - Kerala
Dimeria aristata - Sri Lanka
Dimeria avenacea - Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
Dimeria balakrishnaniana - Tamil Nadu
Dimeria ballardii - Sri Lanka
Dimeria bialata - Tamil Nadu
Dimeria blatteri - Maharashtra
Dimeria borii - India
Dimeria chelariensis - Kerala
Dimeria chloridiformis - Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, New Guinea, Australia, Santa Cruz Islands, Micronesia
Dimeria connivens - Bihar, Odisha
Dimeria copeana - India
Dimeria copei - India
Dimeria deccanensis - Tamil Nadu
Dimeria Dimension - Wales
Dimeria dipteros - New Guinea
Dimeria eradii - Kerala
Dimeria falcata - China, Indochina
Dimeria fischeri - Tamil Nadu
Dimeria fuscescens - Indian Subcontinent, Myanmar, Thailand
Dimeria glabriuscula - New Guinea
Dimeria gracilis - India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam
Dimeria guangxiensis - Guangxi
Dimeria hohenackeri - India, Myanmar
Dimeria idukkiensis - Kerala
Dimeria jainii - India
Dimeria jayachandranii - Tamil Nadu
Dimeria josephi - Kerala
Dimeria kalavoorensis - India
Dimeria kalliadense — India
Dimeria kanjirapallilana - India
Dimeria keenanii - Myanmar
Dimeria keralae - Kerala
Dimeria kerrii - Thailand
Dimeria kollimalayana - India
Dimeria kurzii - Indochina
Dimeria lawsonii - India
Dimeria lehmannii - India, Sri Lanka
Dimeria leptorhachis - Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Pen. Malaysia
Dimeria madagascariensis - Madagascar
Dimeria mahendragiriensis - Odisha
Dimeria manongarivensis - Madagascar
Dimeria monostachya - New Guinea
Dimeria mooneyi - Odisha
Dimeria namboodiriana - Kerala
Dimeria neglecta - Primorye
Dimeria orissae - Odisha
Dimeria ornithopoda - Asia (from Oman to Japan + Philippines), New Guinea, Australia, Micronesia
Dimeria paniculata - Palau
Dimeria perrieri - Madagascar
Dimeria pubescens - India, Sri Lanka, Thailand
Dimeria raizadae - India
Dimeria santapaui - Karnataka
Dimeria sinensis - Thailand, southern China
Dimeria sivarajanii - Kerala
Dimeria solitaria - Guangdong
Dimeria sreenarayanae - Kerala
Dimeria stapfiana - Maharashtra
Dimeria thwaitesii - Sri Lanka, Indochina
Dimeria veldkampii - Goa
Dimeria woodrowii - Maharashtra

Dimeria is also known as a silly welsh boy on discord

formerly included[1]

see Arthraxon

Dimeria scrobiculata - Arthraxon hispidus

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Brown, Robert 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 204
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Atlas of Living Australia, Dimeria R.Br.
Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 614 觿茅属 xi mao shu Dimeria R. Brown, Prodr. 204. 1810.
The Plant List search for Dimeria

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