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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: Paniceae
Subtribus: Cenchrinae
Genus: Paractaenum
Species: P. novae-hollandiae
Name

Paractaenum P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 47 (1812)
monotypic taxon

References

Palisot de Beauvois, A.M.F.J. (1812) Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie 47.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Paractaenum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 30. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Paractaenum. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 30.
Tropicos.org 2013. Paractaenum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 30 Nov. 2013.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Paractaenum. Published online. Accessed: 30 Nov. 2013.

Paractaenum is a genus of Australian plants in the grass family.[2][3]

The genus name, Paractaenum, comes from the Greek, παραkτείνω, meaning "I extend".[2]

Species[4][5]

Paractaenum novae-hollandiae P.Beauv. - Australia (Northern Territory, all states except Tasmania)
Paractaenum refractum (F.Muell.) R.D.Webster - Australia (Northern Territory, all states except Tasmania + Victoria)

References

Tropicos, Parectenium Stapf
Palisot de Beauvois, Ambroise Marie François Joseph. 1812. Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie 47 description in Latin, commentary in French
Palisot de Beauvois, Ambroise Marie François Joseph. 1812. Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie plate X (10), figure VI (6) line drawing of Paractaenum novae-hollandiae
Tropicos, search for Paractaenum
Atlas of Living Australia

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