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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: Ratzeburgiinae
Genus: Eremochloa
Species: E. attenuata – E. bigelovii – E. bimaculata – E. ciliaris – E. ciliatifolia – E. eriopoda – E. lanceolata – E. maxwellii – E. muricata – E. ophiuroides – E. pectinata – E. petelotii – E. renvoizei – E. zeylanica
Name

Eremochloa Buse in F.A.W.Miquel, Pl. Jungh.: 357 (1854)
Type species: Eremochloa ciliaris (L.) Merr., Philipp. J. Sci. 1(Suppl.): 311 (1906)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Pectinaria (Benth.) Hack. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 2(2): 26 (1887), nom. illeg.

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Indian subcontinent
Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
Regional: China
China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Taiwan
Regional: Eastern Asia
Korea
Continental: Asia-Tropical
Regional: Indo-China
Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam
Regional: Southeastern Asia
Andaman Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand
Continental: Australasia
Regional: Papuasia
New Guinea
Regional: Australia
New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria
Introduced into:
Alabama, Arkansas, California, Costa Rica, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Honduras, Japan, Louisiana, Malawi, Marianas, Massachusetts, Mexico Northwest, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Büse, L.H. in F.A.W.Miquel, (1854) Plantae Junghuhnianae 357.

Additional references

Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Eremochloa in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. 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, Eremochloa. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
Tropicos.org 2013. Eremochloa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Eremochloa. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.

Vernacular names
English: centipede grass
日本語: チャボウシノシッペイ属
한국어: 외대쇠치기아재비속
മലയാളം: എറെമോക്ലോവ
中文: 蜈蚣草属

Eremochloa is a genus of Asian and Australian plants in the grass family.[2][3]

Species[1][4][5][6]

Eremochloa attenuata Buit. - Thailand
Eremochloa bimaculata Hack. - Guizhou, Hubei, Sichuan, Yunnan, Cambodia, Myanmar, New Guinea, Thailand, Vietnam, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria
Eremochloa ciliaris (L.) Merr. - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Taiwan, Yunnan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Queensland
Eremochloa ciliatifolia Hack. - Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Eremochloa eriopoda C.E.Hubb. - Indochina, Sulawesi
Eremochloa lanceolata Buit. - Thailand
Eremochloa maxwellii Veldkamp - Thailand
Eremochloa muricata (Retz.) Hack. - Guangdong, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu
Eremochloa ophiuroides (Munro) Hack. - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Zhejiang, Vietnam
Eremochloa pectinata Buit. - India, Sri Lanka
Eremochloa petelotii Merr. - Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia
Eremochloa renvoizei Traiperm & Boonkerd - Vietnam
Eremochloa zeylanica (Trimen) Hack. - Yunnan, Guangxi, Sri Lanka, Andaman Islands

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Buse, Lodewijk Hendrik 1854. Plantae Junghuhnianae 357 in Latin
"Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora". Archived from the original on 2009-09-04. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 645 蜈蚣草属 wu gong cao shu Eremochloa Buse in Miquel, Pl. Jungh. 357. 1854.
Buitenhuis, A. G. & J. F. Veldkamp. 2001. Revision of Eremochloa (Gramineae-Andropogoneae-Rottboelliinae). Blumea 46(2): 399–420
Pohl, R. W. 1994. 171. Eremochloa Buse. 6: 397. In G. Davidse, M. Sousa Sánchez & A.O. Chater (eds.) Flora Mesoamericana. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F..

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