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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: Duthieeae
Genus: Anisopogon
Species: A. avenaceus

Anisopogon R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 176 (1810)
monotypic taxon


Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 176.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Anisopogon in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Anisopogon. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27. 2013. Anisopogon. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Anisopogon. Published online. Accessed: 27 Oct. 2013.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Anisopogon. .

Anisopogon is a genus of Australian plants in the grass family.[2][3][4] The only known species is Anisopogon avenaceus, native to Victoria and New South Wales.[1] It is known commonly as oat speargrass.[5][6][7] It is a perennial grass growing up to 1.5 metres tall,[7] bearing spikelets up to 6 centimetres long.[6]
See also

List of Poaceae genera


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Nees von Esenbeck, Christian Gottfried Daniel. 1841. Florae Africae Australioris Illustrationes Monographicae 265-266 in Latin
Brown, Robert 1810. Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum page 176 in Latin
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Atlas of Living Australia, Anisopogon avenaceus R.Br., Oat Spear Grass
Watson, L. and M. J. Dallwitz. (2008). "Anisopogon". The Grass Genera of the World. Retrieved 2009-08-19.
Anisopogon. New South Wales Flora Online. National Herbarium, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney.

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