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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Chloridoideae
Tribus: Cynodonteae
Subtribus: Hubbardochloinae
Genus: Gymnopogon
Species: G. ambiguus – G. aristiglumis – G. brevifolius – G. burchellii – G. chapmanianus – G. delicatulus – G. doellii – G. fastigiatus – G. foliosus – G. glaber – G. grandiflorus – G. legrandii – G. spicatus – G. toldensis
Name

Gymnopogon P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 41 (1812)
Type species: Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michx.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb., Prelim. Cat.: 69 (1888)

References

Palisot de Beauvois, A.M.F.J. (1812) Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie 41, 164.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Gymnopogon in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 10. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Gymnopogon. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 10.
Tropicos.org 2013. Gymnopogon. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 10.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Gymnopogon. Published online. Accessed: 10 Nov. 2013.


Gymnopogon (skeletongrass)[2] is a genus of American and Southeast Asian plants in the grass family.[3][4][5]

Species[1][6][7]

Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michx.) Britton, Stern & Poggenb. - southeastern + south-central United States (NM to NJ); Hispaniola
Gymnopogon aristiglumis Hitchc. - El Salvador
Gymnopogon brevifolius Trin. - southeastern + south-central USA (TX to NJ)
Gymnopogon burchellii (Munro ex Döll) Ekman - Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay
Gymnopogon chapmanianus Hitchc. - Georgia, Florida
Gymnopogon delicatulus (C.B.Clarke) Bor - Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam[8]
Gymnopogon doellii Boechat & Valls - Brazil
Gymnopogon fastigiatus Nees - Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia
Gymnopogon foliosus (Willd.) Nees - Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Leeward Islands, Colombia, Venezuela, Guianas, Peru, Brazil
Gymnopogon glaber Caro - Argentina
Gymnopogon grandiflorus Roseng., B.R.Arrill. & Izag. - Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Peru
Gymnopogon legrandii Roseng., B.R.Arrill. & Izag. - Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay
Gymnopogon spicatus (Spreng.) Kuntze - from Veracruz to Uruguay including Trinidad
Gymnopogon toldensis Sulekic & Rúgolo - Argentina

formerly included[1]

now regarded as better suited to other genera: Chloris Dichaetaria Enteropogon
References

"Gymnopogon". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Royal Botanic Gardens. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
"Gymnopogon". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
Palisot de Beauvois, Ambroise Marie François Joseph. 1812. Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie 41-42
Palisot de Beauvois, Ambroise Marie François Joseph. 1812. Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie plate IX (9), figure III (3 a-e) line drawings of floral parts of Gymnopogon ambiguus
Tropicos, Gymnopogon P. Beauv.
Biota of North america Program 2013 county distribution maps
The Plant List search for Gymnopogon
Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590

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