- Art Gallery -

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Danthonioideae
Genus: Rytidosperma
Species: (73)
R. acerosum – R. alpicola – R. auriculatum – R. australe – R. biannulare – R. bipartitum – R. bonthainicum – R. buchananii – R. caespitosum – R. carphoides – R. clavatum – R. clelandii – R. corinum – R. craigii – R. dendeniwae – R. diemenicum – R. dimidiatum – R. duttonianum – R. erianthum – R. exiguum – R. fortunae-hibernae – R. fulvum – R. geniculatum – R. gracile – R. horrens – R. indutum – R. irianense – R. javanicum – R. laeve – R. lechleri – R. lepidopodum – R. longifolium – R. maculatum – R. mamberamense – R. merum – R. monticola – R. montis-wilhelmii – R. nardifolium – R. nigricans – R. nitens – R. nivicola – R. nudiflorum – R. nudum – R. occidentale – R. oreoboloides – R. oreophilum – R. pallidum – R. paschale – R. pauciflorum – R. penicillatum – R. petrosum – R. pictum – R. pilosum – R. pulchrum – R. pumilum – R. quirihuense – R. racemosum – R. remotum – R. richardsonii – R. semiannulare – R. setaceum – R. setifolium – R. sorianoi – R. telematicum – R. tenue – R. tenuius – R. thomsonii – R. unarede – R. vestitum – R. vickeryae – R. violaceum – R. virescens – R. viride
Name

Rytidosperma Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 425 (1854)
Type species: Rytidosperma lechleri Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 425 (1854)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Monostachya Merr., Philipp. J. Sci., C 5: 330 (1910).
Erythranthera Zotov, New Zealand J. Bot. 1: 124 (1963).
Notodanthonia Zotov, New Zealand J. Bot. 1: 104, 122 (1963).
Pyrrhanthera Zotov, New Zealand J. Bot. 1: 125 (1963)
Karroochloa Conert & Türpe, Senckenberg. Biol. 50: 290 (1969).
Joycea H.P.Linder, Telopea 6: 611 (1996).
Thonandia H.P.Linder, Telopea 6: 612 (1996).
Austrodanthonia H.P.Linder, Telopea 7: 269 (1997).

References

Steudel, E.G. von (1854) Synopsis Plantarum Glumacearum 1: 425.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Rytidosperma in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Jan. 28. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Rytidosperma. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
Tropicos.org 2013. Rytidosperma. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Rytidosperma. Published online. Accessed: 6 Nov. 2013.
GBIF.

Vernacular names
English: Wallaby Grass

Rytidosperma is a genus of plants in the grass family. Most of the species occur in Australasia, with a few in insular Southeast Asia, southern South America (Chile + Argentina), and certain islands of the Pacific (Hawaii + Easter Island).[2] Several are known by the general common name wallaby grass.[3]
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Rytidosperma.

Species[1][4][5]

Rytidosperma acerosum (Western Australia)
Rytidosperma alpicola (New South Wales, Victoria)
Rytidosperma auriculatum - Lobed wallaby-grass (South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria)
Rytidosperma australe (New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania)
Rytidosperma biannulare
Rytidosperma bipartitum - Leafy wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma bonthainicum
Rytidosperma buchananii
Rytidosperma caespitosum - Common wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma carphoides - Short wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma clavatum
Rytidosperma clelandii
Rytidosperma corinum
Rytidosperma craigii
Rytidosperma dendeniwae
Rytidosperma diemenicum
Rytidosperma dimidiatum
Rytidosperma duttonianum - Brown-back wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma erianthum - Hill wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma exiguum
Rytidosperma fortunae-hibernae
Rytidosperma fulvum - Copper-awned wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma geniculatum - Kneed wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma gracile
Rytidosperma horrens
Rytidosperma indutum - Shiny wallaby-grass, yellow-anther wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma irianense
Rytidosperma javanicum
Rytidosperma laeve - Smooth wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma lechleri
Rytidosperma lepidopodum - Scaly-foot wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma longifolium
Rytidosperma maculatum
Rytidosperma mamberamense
Rytidosperma merum
Rytidosperma monticola - Small-flower wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma montis-wilhelmi
Rytidosperma nardifolium
Rytidosperma nigricans
Rytidosperma nitens
Rytidosperma nivicola
Rytidosperma nudiflorum
Rytidosperma nudum
Rytidosperma occidentale
Rytidosperma oreoboloides
Rytidosperma oreophilum
Rytidosperma pallidum - Red-anther wallaby-grass, silvertop wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma paschale
Rytidosperma pauciflorum
Rytidosperma penicillatum - Weeping wallaby-grass, slender wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma petrosum
Rytidosperma pictum
Rytidosperma pilosum - Velvet wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma popinensis
Rytidosperma pulchrum
Rytidosperma pumilum
Rytidosperma quirihuense
Rytidosperma racemosum - Slender wallaby-grass, striped wallaby-grass, clustered wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma remotum
Rytidosperma richardsonii
Rytidosperma semiannulare - Wetland wallaby-grass, Tasmanian wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma setaceum - Bristly wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma setifolium
Rytidosperma sorianoi
Rytidosperma telematicum
Rytidosperma tenue
Rytidosperma tenuius - Purplish wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma thomsonii
Rytidosperma unarede
Rytidosperma vestitum
Rytidosperma vickeryae
Rytidosperma violaceum
Rytidosperma virescens
Rytidosperma viride

formerly included[1]

see Merxmuellera Tenaxia

Rytidosperma davyi - Merxmuellera davyi
Rytidosperma distichum - Tenaxia disticha
Rytidosperma grandiflorum - Merxmuellera grandiflora
Rytidosperma subulatum - Tenaxia subulata

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Rytidosperma. Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora.
Rytidosperma. USDA PLANTS Profile.
Rytidosperma. Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
The Plant List search for Rytidosperma

Plants Images

Biology Encyclopedia

Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/"
All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

Home - Hellenica World