Sporobolus

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Contains 11 accepted taxa overall.

Family:POACEAE
Common Name:DROPSEED
Genus Notes:Sporobolus has recently been circumscribed to include Calamovilfa and Spartina (Peterson et al. 2014).
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order POALES
FamilyPOACEAE
Genus Sporobolus

Citation

Citation SPOROBOLUS R. Brown, Prodr. 169. 1810.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Sporobolus indicus (Linnaeus) R. Brown (Agrostis indica Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Nash, in Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 1: 194. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Sporobolus compositus var. clandestinus HIDDEN DROPSEED; ROUGH DROPSEED
Sporobolus curtissii CURTISS' DROPSEED
Sporobolus domingensis CORAL DROPSEED
Sporobolus floridanus FLORIDA DROPSEED
Sporobolus indicus SMUTGRASS
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Agrosticula Agrosticula Raddi, Agrostogr. Bras. 33. 1823. TYPE: Agrosticula muralis Raddi
Bauchea Bauchea E. Fournier ex Bentham, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 88. 1881. TYPE: Bauchea karwinskii Fournier ex Hemsley
Bennetia Bennetia Rafinesque, Bull. Bot. (Geneva) 1: 220. 1830, non S. Gray 1821. TYPE: Agrostis juncea Michaux 1803, non Lamarck 1783.
Cryptostachys Cryptostachys Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 181. 1854. TYPE: Cryptostachys vaginata Steudel
Diachyrium Diachyrium Grisebach, Abh. Ges. Wiss. Goettingen 19: 257. 1874. TYPE: Diachyrium arundinaceum Grisebach
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