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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: incertae sedis
Genus: Myriostachya
Species: M. wightiana

Myriostachya (Benth.) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 327 (1897)

monotypic taxon


Hooker, J. (1897) The Flora of British India 7(22): 327. 1897[1896]. (early Dec 1896)
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Myriostachya in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 13. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Myriostachya. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 13. 2013. Myriostachya. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 13.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Myriostachya. Published online. Accessed: 13 Nov. 2013.

Myriostachya is a genus of Asian plants in the grass family.[2][3] The only known species is Myriostachya wightiana, native to India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Sumatra, and Peninsular Malaysia.[1][4][5][6][7][8]


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Hooker, Joseph Dalton. 1896. Flora of British India 7(22): 327-328 in English
Gilliland, H.B. (1971). A revised flora of Malaya 3: 1-319. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Singapore.
Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
Dassanayake (ed.) (1994). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 8: 1-458. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.
Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

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