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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: Andropogoneae
Subtribus: Apludinae
Genus: Trachypogon
Species: T. chevalieri – T. macroglossus – T. spicatus – T. vestitusa

Trachypogon Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 341 (1829)
Type species: Trachypogon spicatus (L.f.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 794 (1891)


Homopogon Stapf, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 55(8): 103 (1908)


Nees von Esenbeck, C.G.D. (1829) Flora Brasiliensis seu Enumeratio Plantarum 2(1): 341.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Trachypogon in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Trachypogon. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
Tropicos.org 2013. Trachypogon. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Trachypogon. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.

Vernacular names
English: Crinkleawn Grass

Trachypogon is a small genus of African and Latin American plants in the grass family.[2][3][4] Crinkleawn grass is a common name for plants in this genus.[5]


Trachypogon chevalieri (Stapf) Jacq.-Fél. - western + central Africa
Trachypogon macroglossus Trin. - Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil
Trachypogon spicatus (L.f.) Kuntze - Africa, Madagascar, South America, Central America, Mexico, West Indies, United States (AZ NM TX FL)[7]
Trachypogon vestitus Andersson - Central + South America from Honduras to Brazil

formerly included[1]

see Bothriochloa Cymbopogon Heteropogon Hyparrhenia Sorghastrum Sorghum

Trachypogon argenteus - Bothriochloa saccharoides
Trachypogon avenaceus - Sorghum halepense
Trachypogon hirtus - Hyparrhenia hirta
Trachypogon laguroides - Bothriochloa laguroides
Trachypogon minarum - Sorghastrum minarum
Trachypogon pubescens - Hyparrhenia hirta
Trachypogon rufus - Hyparrhenia rufa
Trachypogon scaberrimus - Sorghastrum scaberrimus
Trachypogon schoenanthus - Cymbopogon schoenanthus
Trachypogon scrobiculatus - Heteropogon melanocarpus
Trachypogon stipoides - Sorghastrum stipoides


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Nees von Esenbeck, Christian Gottfried Daniel. 1829. Flora Brasiliensis seu Enumeratio Plantarum 2(1): 341-355 in Latin
Tropicos, Trachypogon Nees
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
"Trachypogon". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
"Trachypogon". The Plant List (2013). Version 1.1. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution map

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