Eragrostis

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Contains 29 accepted taxa overall.

Family:POACEAE
Common Name:LOVEGRASS
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order POALES
FamilyPOACEAE
Genus Eragrostis

Citation

Citation ERAGROSTIS Wolf, Gen. Pl. 23. 1776; Gen. Sp. 63, 65. 1781.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Eragrostis minor Host (Poa eragrostis Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Palisot de Beauvois, Ess. Agrostogr. 74. 1812; Ross, Acta Bot. Neerl. 15: 157. 1966.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Eragrostis amabilis FEATHER LOVEGRASS
Eragrostis atrovirens THALIA LOVEGRASS
Eragrostis bahiensis BAHIA LOVEGRASS
Eragrostis barrelieri MEDITERRANEAN LOVEGRASS
Eragrostis cilianensis STINKGRASS
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Diandrochloa Diandrochloa De Winter, Bothalia 7: 387. 1960. TYPE: Diandrochloa namaquensis (C. Nees von Esenbeck) de Winter (Eragrostis namaquensis C. Nees von Esenbeck)
Erochloe Erochloe Rafinesque, Neogenyton 4. 1825. TYPE: Non designatus.
Erosion Erosion Lunell, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 4: 221. 1915. TYPE: = Eragrostis Wolf 1776.
Harpachne Harpachne Hochstetter ex A. Richard, Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 431. 1850. TYPE: Harpachne schimperi Hochstetter ex A. Richard
Macroblepharus Macroblepharus Philippi, Linnaea 29: 100. 1858. TYPE: Macroblepharus contractus Philippi
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