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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: Stipeae
Genus: Amelichloa
Species: A. ambigua – A. brachychaeta – A. brevipes – A. caudata – A. clandestina

Amelichloa Arriaga & Barkworth, Sida 22: 146 (2006)
Type species: Amelichloa ambigua (Speg.) Arriaga & Barkworth, Sida 22: 147 (2006)


Arriaga, M.O. & Barkworth, M.E. 2006. Amelichloa: a new genus in the Stipeae (Poaceae). SIDA, Contributions to Botany 22(1): 145-149. JSTOR Reference page. p. 146
Cialdella, A.M., Sede, S.M., Romaschenko, K., Peterson, P.M., Soreng, R.J., Zuloaga, F.O. & Morrone, O. 2014. Phylogeny of Nassella (Stipeae, Pooideae, Poaceae) based on analyses of chloroplast and nuclear ribosomal DNA and morphology. Systematic Botany 39(3): 814-828. DOI: 10.1600/036364414X681419 PDF Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Amelichloa in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17. Reference page. as Stipa L., Sp. Pl.: 78 (1753).
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Amelichloa. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17. 2013. Amelichloa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 17.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Amelichloa. Published online. Accessed: 17 Dec. 2013.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Amelichloa in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12. does not accept Amelichloa ambigua as a legitimate species

Amelichloa is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Poaceae.[1]

Its native range is Mexico, Southern South America.[1]


Amelichloa ambigua (Speg.) Arriaga & Barkworth
Amelichloa brachychaeta (Godr.) Arriaga & Barkworth
Amelichloa brevipes (É.Desv.) Arriaga & Barkworth
Amelichloa caudata (Trin.) Arriaga & Barkworth
Amelichloa clandestina (Hack.) Arriaga & Barkworth


"Amelichloa Arriaga & Barkworth | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 24 September 2021.

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