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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: Pappophorinae
Genus: Pappophorum
Species: P. bicolor – P. caespitosum – P. hassleri – P. krapovickasii – P. macrospermum – P. mucronulatum – P. pappiferum – P. philippianum – P. vaginatum
Name

Pappophorum Schreb., Gen. Pl. 2: 787 (1791)
Type species: Pappophorum philippianum Parodi, Notas Mus. La Plata, Bot. 8: 79 (1943)

Synonyms

Homotypic
Polyrhaphis Lindl., Veg. Kingd.: 115 (1846), nom. superfl.
Heterotypic
Euraphis (Trin.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 776 (1891).

References

Schreber, J.C.D. von (1846) Genera Plantarum 2: 787.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Pappophorum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Pappophorum. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
Tropicos.org 2013. Pappophorum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Pappophorum. Published online. Accessed: 6 Nov. 2013.

Pappophorum is a genus of plants in the grass family, native to the Western Hemisphere.[5][3] Members of the genus are commonly known as pappusgrass.[6][7]

Species[2][8][9]

Pappophorum bicolor E.Fourn. – Pink pappusgrass - Texas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Guanajuato, D.F., Veracruz, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí
Pappophorum caespitosum R.E.Fr. - Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay
Pappophorum hassleri Hack. - Paraguay
Pappophorum krapovickasii Roseng. - Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil
Pappophorum mucronulatum Nees - Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Mexico, Honduras, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay
Pappophorum pappiferum (Lam.) Kuntze – Limestone Pappusgrass - Mexico, West Indies, South America
Pappophorum philippianum Parodi - Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Sonora

formerly included[2]

see Bouteloua Bromus Enneapogon Pentameris Triodia

Pappophorum abyssinicum - Enneapogon cenchroides
Pappophorum arabicum - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum aucheri - Enneapogon persicus
Pappophorum avenaceum - Enneapogon avenaceus
Pappophorum benguellense - Enneapogon scaber
Pappophorum boreale - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum brachystachyum - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum bulbosum - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum caerulescens - Enneapogon caerulescens
Pappophorum cenchroides - Enneapogon cenchroides
Pappophorum commune - Enneapogon nigricans
Pappophorum elegans - Enneapogon persicus
Pappophorum eutrianoides - Bouteloua megapotamica
Pappophorum fasciculatum - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum figarianum - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum filifolium - Enneapogon scoparius
Pappophorum flavescens - Enneapogon nigricans
Pappophorum foxii - Enneapogon foxii
Pappophorum glandulosum - Pentameris pallida
Pappophorum glumosum - Enneapogon persicus
Pappophorum gracile - Enneapogon gracilis
Pappophorum jaminianum - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum laxum - Enneapogon scaber
Pappophorum lindleyanum - Enneapogon lindleyanus
Pappophorum megapotamicum - Bouteloua megapotamica
Pappophorum mexicanum - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum molle - Enneapogon cenchroides
Pappophorum nanum - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum nigricans - Enneapogon nigricans
Pappophorum pallidum - Enneapogon pallidus
Pappophorum persicum - Enneapogon persicus
Pappophorum phleoides - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum pumilio - Bromus pumilio
Pappophorum pungens - Triodia bitextura
Pappophorum purpurascens - Enneapogon purpurascens
Pappophorum pusillum - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum robustum - Enneapogon cenchroides
Pappophorum scabrum - Enneapogon scaber
Pappophorum schimperianum - Enneapogon persicus
Pappophorum scoparium - Enneapogon scoparius
Pappophorum senegalense - Enneapogon cenchroides
Pappophorum setifolium - Enneapogon scoparius
Pappophorum sinaicum - Bromus pumilio
Pappophorum squarrosum - Bromus pumilio
Pappophorum turcomanicum - Enneapogon persicus
Pappophorum vincentianum - Enneapogon desvauxii
Pappophorum virens - Enneapogon virens
Pappophorum wrightii - Enneapogon desvauxii

References

"Genus: Pappophorum Schreb". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1999-03-09. Retrieved 2011-02-26.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Tropicos, Pappophorum Schreb.
illustration circa 1950, probably by Agnes Chase, published in for Albert S. Hitchcock, Manual of the grasses of the United States. Ed. 2.
Schreber, Johann Christian Daniel von. 1791. Genera Plantarum 2: 787
"Pappophorum". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-02-26.
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution maps
Davidse, G. 1994. 73. Pappophorum Schreber. 6: 257. In G. Davidse, M. Sousa Sánchez & A.O. Chater (eds.) Flora Mesoamericana. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F..

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