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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: Agrostidinae
Genus: Triplachne
Species: T. nitens
Name

Triplachne Link, Hort. Berol. 2: 241 (1833)

monotypic taxon

References

Link, J.H.F. (1833) Hortus Regius Botanicus Berolinensis 2: 241.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Triplachne 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, Triplachne. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 11.
Tropicos.org 2013. Triplachne. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 11.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Triplachne. Published online. Accessed: 11 Dec. 2013.

Triplachne is a genus of seaside plants in the grass family, native to shorelines in the Mediterranean region from the Canary Islands to Turkey.[2][3][4] The only known species is Triplachne nitens, called shining grass.[5] It is native to Spain (incl Canary + Balearic Is), Portugal (incl Madeira), Sicily, Greece (incl Crete), Algeria, Morocco, Libya, Tunisia, Egypt (incl Sinai), Turkey, Cyprus, Palestine, Israel.[1]
References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Link, Johann Heinrich Friedrich. 1833. Hortus Regius Botanicus Berolinensis 2: 241-242 in Latin
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Grass Genera of the World by L. Watson and M. J. Dallwitz detailed description in English
Altervista Flora Italiana, Codino lucido, Shining Grass, Triplachne nitens (Guss.) Link

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