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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: Aveneae
Subtribus: Echinopogoninae
Genus: Pentapogon
Species: P. quadrifidus
Name

Pentapogon R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 173 (1810)
monotypic taxon

References

Brown, R. 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 173.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Pentapogon in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 11. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Pentapogon. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 11.
Tropicos.org 2013. Pentapogon. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 11.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Pentapogon. Published online. Accessed: 11 Dec. 2013.

Pentapogon is a genus of Australian plants in the grass family.[2][3] The only known species is Pentapogon quadrifidus. It is native to every Australian State except Queensland, and is also naturalised on the South Island of New Zealand.[1][4][5][6] (A former Pentapogon species, Pentapogon drummondii, is now placed in Calamagrostis as Calamagrostis drummondii.)
References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Brown, Robert 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 173 in Latin
Tropicos, Pentapogon R. Br.
Atlas of Living Australia, Pentapogon
Wilson, A. (ed.) (2009). Flora of Australia 44A: 1-410. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
Edgar, E & Connor, H.E. (2010). Flora of New Zealand , ed. 2, 5: 1-650. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington

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