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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: Sesleriinae
Genus: Echinaria
Species: E. capitata

Echinaria Desf., Fl. Atlant. 2: 385 (1799), nom. cons.
monotypic taxon


Panicastrella Moench, Methodus: 205 (1794), nom. rej.
Reimbolea Debeaux, Rev. Bot. Bull. Mens. 8: 266 (1890)


Desfontaines, R.L. (1799) Flora Atlantica 2: 385.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Echinaria 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, (Poaceae) Echinaria (Poaceae). Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17.
Tropicos.org 2013. Echinaria. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Echinaria. Published online. Accessed: 17 Dec. 2013.

Echinaria is a genus of Eurasian and North African plants in the grass family.[2][3][4] The only known species is Echinaria capitata, native to the Mediterranean Region as well as the Southwest and Central Asia (from Portugal and Morocco to Kazakhstan).[1][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Desfontaines, René Louiche. 1799. Flora Atlantica 2: 385-386 in Latin
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Altervista Flora Italiana, gener Echinaria
Bor, N.L. (1968). Flora of Iraq 9: 1-588. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
Bor, N.L. (1970). Flora Iranica 70: 1-573. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1985). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 9: 1-724. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora of Cyprus 2: 833-1970. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Fedorov, A.A. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Russia. The European part and bordering regions 1: 1-546. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Broekfield.
Danin, A. (2004). Distribution Atlas of Plants in the Flora Palaestina area: 1-517. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem.
Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
Meyer, F.K. (2011). Beiträge zur Flora von Albanien. Haussknechtia , Beih. 15: 1-220.

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