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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: Scolochloinae
Genus: Dryopoa
Species: D. dives
Name

Dryopoa Vickery, Contr. New South Wales Natl. Herb. 3: 195 (1963)
monotypic taxon

References

Vickery, J.W. (1963) Contributions of the New South Wales Natlional Herbarium 3: 195.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Dryopoa in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Dryopoa. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17.
Tropicos.org 2013. Dryopoa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Dryopoa. Published online. Accessed: 17 Dec. 2013.

Dryopoa , or giant mountain grass, is a genus of Australian plants in the grass family.[2][3]

The only known species is Dryopoa dives, native to New South Wales, Tasmania, and Victoria.[1][4] The name Dryopoa (tree-grass) is derived from the Greek language, with dryos meaning tree and poa meaning grass.
References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Vickery, Joyce Winifred 1963. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium 3(3):195.
Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Atlas of Living Australia, Dryopoa Vickery

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