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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: Stipeae
Genus: Ortachne
Species: O. breviseta – O. erectifolia – O. rariflora
Name

Ortachne Nees Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 121. (1854)
Type species:

References

Nees von Esenbeck, C.G.D. (1854) Synopsis Plantarum Glumacearum 1: 121.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Ortachne 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, Ortachne. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17.
Tropicos.org 2013. Ortachne. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Ortachne. Published online. Accessed: 17 Dec. 2013.

Ortachne is a genus of Latin American plants in the grass family.[5][6][7]

Species[2][8][9]

Ortachne breviseta Hitchc. - Chile, Argentina
Ortachne erectifolia (Swallen) Clayton - Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru
Ortachne rariflora (Hook.f.) Hughes - Chile, Argentina

formerly included[2]

see Aristida

Ortachne floridana - Aristida floridana
Ortachne pilosa - Aristida jorullensis
Ortachne scabra - Aristida ternipes
Ortachne tenuis - Aristida ternipes

References

Tropicos, Ortachne Nees ex Steud.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Spegazzini, Carlo Luigi. 1880. Anales de la Sociedad Científica Argentina 9: 178
Tropicos, Parodiella Speg.
Steudel, Ernst Gottlieb von. 1854. Synopsis Plantarum Glumacearum 1: 121 in Latin
Reeder, John Raymond & Reeder, Charlotte Olive. 1968. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 12: 279f., f. 1A–B, D–F, 3
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
The Plant List search for Ortachne
Zuloaga, F. O., E. G. Nicora, Z. E. Rúgolo de Agrasar, O. Morrone, J. F. Pensiero & A. M. Cialdella. 1994. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 47: 1–178

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