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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: Xerochloa
Species: X. barbata – X. imberbis – X. laniflora
Name

Xerochloa R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 196 (1810)
Type species: Xerochloa imberbis R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 197 (1810)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Kerinozoma Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 358 (1854).

References

Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 196.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Xerochloa in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 3. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Xerochloa. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 3.
Tropicos.org 2013. Xerochloa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 3.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Xerochloa. Published online. Accessed: 3 Nov. 2013.

Xerochloa is a genus of Australian and Southeast Asian plants in the grass family.[2][3]

Species[1][4][5][6][7]

Xerochloa barbata R.Br. - Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland
Xerochloa imberbis R.Br. - rice grass - Thailand, Java, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland
Xerochloa laniflora Benth. - Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland

formerly included[1]

see Apluda

Xerochloa latifolia - Apluda mutica

References

Kew World Checklist of selected Plant Families
Brown, Robert. 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 196-197 in Latin
Tropicos, Xerochloa R. Br.
Ausgrass2, Grasses of Australia
Florabase Western Australia Flora
Veldkamp, Jan Fritz. 2009. Xerlochloa (Gramineae, Paniceae) in Thailand. Thai Forestry Bulletin (Botany) 37:156-160[permanent dead link]
Atlas of Living Australia

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