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Poaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40351

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Gramineae
 
  Common Name(s): grasses
 
    graminées [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Achlaena Griseb.  
                               Genus Achnatherum P. Beauv. – needlegrass, Achnatherum, needlegrass spp. 
                               Genus X Achnella Barkworth – ricegrass 
                               Genus Aciachne Benth.  
                               Genus Acostia Swallen  
                               Genus Acrachne Wight & Arn. ex Chiov. – goosegrass 
                               Genus Acroceras Stapf – acroceras 
                               Genus Actinocladum McClure ex Soderstr.  
                               Genus Aegilops L. – goatgrass 
                               Genus X Aegilotriticum P. Fourn.  
                               Genus Aegopogon Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. – relaxgrass 
                               Genus Aeluropus Trin.  
                               Genus Agenium Nees  
                               Genus Agnesia Zuloaga & Judz.  
                               Genus Agrestia   
                               Genus X Agroelymus A. Camus  
                               Genus X Agrohordeum A. Camus  
                               Genus X Agropogon P. Fourn. – agropogon 
                               Genus Agropyron Gaertn. – wheatgrass, other wheatgrasses 
                               Genus Agrostis L. – bentgrass 
                               Genus Agrostopoa Davidse, Soreng & P.M. Peterson  
                               Genus Aira L. – hairgrass, European hairgrass 
                               Genus Allolepis Soderstr. & H.F. Decker – Texas salt, allolepis 
                               Genus Alloteropsis J. Presl – summergrass 
                               Genus Alopecurus L. – foxtail 
                               Genus Altoparadisium Filg. et al.  
                               Genus Alvimia C.E. Calderón ex Soderstr. & Londońo  
                               Genus Amblyopyrum Eig – amblyopyrum 
                               Genus Amelichloa Arriaga & Barkworth  
                               Genus Ammophila Host – beachgrass 
                               Genus Ampelodesmos Link – Mauritanian grass, ampelodesmos 
                               Genus Amphibromus Nees – wallaby grass 
                               Genus Amphicarpum Kunth – maidencane 
                               Genus Anatherostipa (Hack. ex Kuntze) Peńailillo  
                               Genus Andropogon L. – bluestem 
                               Genus Anomochloa Brongn.  
                               Genus Anthaenantia P. Beauv. – silkyscale 
                               Genus Anthaenantiopsis Mez ex Pilg.  
                               Genus Anthephora Schreb. – oldfield grass 
                               Genus Anthoxanthum L. – vernalgrass 
                               Genus Apera Adans. – silkybent 
                               Genus Aphanelytrum (Hack.) Hack.  
                               Genus Apluda L. – Mauritian grass 
                               Genus Apochloa Zuloaga & Morrone  
                               Genus Apoclada McClure  
                               Genus Arberella Soderstr. & C.E. Calderón  
                               Genus Arctagrostis Griseb. – polargrass 
                               Genus X Arctodupontia Tzvelev  
                               Genus Arctophila (Rupr.) Rupr. ex Andersson – pendantgrass 
                               Genus Arctopoa (Griseb.) Prob.  
                               Genus Aristida L. – threeawn, annual threeawn, perennial threeawn species, perennial threeawn 
                               Genus Arrhenatherum P. Beauv. – oatgrass 
                               Genus Arthraxon P. Beauv. – carpgrass 
                               Genus Arthropogon Nees  
                               Genus Arthrostylidium Rupr. – climbing bamboo 
                               Genus Arundinaria Michx. – cane 
                               Genus Arundinella Raddi – rabo de gato 
                               Genus Arundo L. – giant reed, arundo 
                               Genus Arundoclaytonia Davidse & R.P. Ellis  
                               Genus Astrebla F. Muell.  
                               Genus Athroostachys Benth.  
                               Genus Atractantha McClure  
                               Genus Aulonemia Goudot  
                               Genus Austroderia N. P. Barker & H. P. Linder  
                               Genus Austrostipa S.W.L. Jacobs & J. Everett  
                               Genus Avena L. – oat, oats 
                               Genus Avenella (Bluff & Fingerh.) Drejer  
                               Genus Avenula (Dumort.) Dumort.  
                               Genus Axonopus P. Beauv. – carpetgrass 
                               Genus Bambusa Schreb. – bamboo 
                               Genus Bealia Scribn.  
                               Genus Beckmannia Host – sloughgrass 
                               Genus Blepharidachne Hack. – desertgrass, desert grass 
                               Genus Blepharoneuron Nash – dropseed, pine dropseed 
                               Genus Bothriochloa Kuntze – bothriochloa, beardgrass 
                               Genus Bouteloua Lag. – grama 
                               Genus Brachiaria (Trin.) Griseb. – signalgrass 
                               Genus Brachyelytrum P. Beauv. – shorthusk 
                               Genus Brachypodium P. Beauv. – false brome, falsebrome 
                               Genus Briza L. – quakinggrass 
                               Genus Bromidium Nees & Meyen  
                               Genus Bromus L. – brome, brome spp. 
                               Genus Calamagrostis Adans. – reedgrass 
                               Genus X Calammophila Brand – calammophila 
                               Genus Calamovilfa (A. Gray) Hack. ex Scribn. & Southw. – sandreed 
                               Genus Calderonella Soderstr. & H.F. Decker  
                               Genus Calotheca Desv.  
                               Genus Canastra Morrone et al.  
                               Genus Capeochloa H. P. Linder & N. P. Barker  
                               Genus Catabrosa P. Beauv. – whorlgrass, brookgrass 
                               Genus Catapodium Link  
                               Genus Celtica F.M. Vázquez & Barkworth  
                               Genus Cenchrus L. – sandbur 
                               Genus Centotheca Desv.  
                               Genus Centrochloa Swallen  
                               Genus Cephalostachyum Munro  
                               Genus Chaboissaea E. Fourn.  
                               Genus Chaetium Nees  
                               Genus Chaetobromus Nees in J. Lindley  
                               Genus Chascolytrum Desv.  
                               Genus Chasmanthium Link – woodoats 
                               Genus Chimaerochloa H. P. Linder  
                               Genus Chimonobambusa Makino  
                               Genus Chionachne R. Br.  
                               Genus Chionochloa Zotov  
                               Genus Chloris Sw. – windmill grass, windmillgrass spp. 
                               Genus Chrysopogon Trin. – false beardgrass 
                               Genus Chusquea Kunth – chusquea bamboo 
                               Genus Cinna L. – woodreed 
                               Genus Cladoraphis Franch. – bristly lovegrass 
                               Genus Coix L. – Job's tears 
                               Genus Colanthelia McClure & E.W. Sm.  
                               Genus Coleanthus Seidl – mossgrass 
                               Genus Coleataenia Griseb.  
                               Genus Cortaderia Stapf – pampas grass 
                               Genus Corynephorus P. Beauv. – clubawn grass 
                               Genus Cottea Kunth – cottea, cotta grass 
                               Genus Crypsis Aiton – pricklegrass, prickle grass 
                               Genus Cryptochloa Swallen  
                               Genus Ctenium Panz. – toothache grass 
                               Genus Cutandia Willk. – Memphisgrass 
                               Genus Cymbopogon Spreng. – lemon grass 
                               Genus Cynodon Rich. – cynodon, Bermudagrass 
                               Genus Cynosurus L. – dogstail grass 
                               Genus Cyphonanthus Zuloaga & Morrone  
                               Genus Cyrtococcum Stapf  
                               Genus Dactylis L. – orchardgrass 
                               Genus Dactyloctenium Willd. – crowsfoot grass, crowfoot grass 
                               Genus Danthonia DC. – danthonia, oatgrass 
                               Genus Dasyochloa Willd. ex Rydb. – woollygrass 
                               Genus Dasypyrum (Coss. & Durieu) T. Durand – mosquitograss 
                               Genus Dendrocalamus Nees – giant bamboo 
                               Genus Deschampsia P. Beauv. – hairgrass 
                               Genus Desmazeria Dumort. – ferngrass, desmazeria 
                               Genus Diandrolyra Stapf  
                               Genus Diarrhena P. Beauv. – beakgrain 
                               Genus Dichanthelium (Hitchc. & Chase) Gould – rosette grass 
                               Genus Dichanthium Willemet – bluestem 
                               Genus Dichelachne Endl. – plumegrass 
                               Genus Dielsiochloa Pilg.  
                               Genus Digitaria Haller – crabgrass 
                               Genus Dimeria R. Br.  
                               Genus Dinebra Jacq. – viper grass 
                               Genus Dinochloa Büse  
                               Genus Dissanthelium Trin. – Catalina grass 
                               Genus Dissochondrus (Hillebr.) Kuntze – false brittlegrass 
                               Genus Distichlis Raf. – saltgrass 
                               Genus Drepanostachyum Keng f.  
                               Genus X Duarctopoa Soreng & L.J. Gillespie  
                               Genus X Dupoa J. Cay. & Darbysh.  
                               Genus Dupontia R. Br. – tundragrass 
                               Genus Echinochloa P. Beauv. – cockspur, cockspur grass, barnyardgrass 
                               Genus Echinolaena Desv.  
                               Genus Ehrharta Thunb. – veldtgrass 
                               Genus Ekmanochloa Hitchc.  
                               Genus Eleusine Gaertn. – goosegrass 
                               Genus Elionurus Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. – balsamscale grass 
                               Genus X Elyhordeum Mansf. ex Tsitsin & K.A. Petrova – barley 
                               Genus X Elyleymus B.R. Baum – wildrye 
                               Genus Elymandra Stapf  
                               Genus Elymus L. – wildrye 
                               Genus Elytrostachys McClure  
                               Genus Enneapogon Desv. ex P. Beauv. – feather pappusgrass 
                               Genus Enteropogon Nees – unbrellagrass, umbrellagrass 
                               Genus Entolasia Stapf – entolasia 
                               Genus Eragrostis Wolf – lovegrass, lovegrass spp. 
                               Genus Eremitis Döll  
                               Genus Eremocaulon Soderstr. & Londońo  
                               Genus Eremochloa Büse – centipede grass 
                               Genus Eremopyrum (Ledeb.) Jaub. & Spach – false wheatgrass 
                               Genus Erianthecium Parodi  
                               Genus Eriochloa Kunth – cupgrass 
                               Genus Eriochrysis P. Beauv. – moco de pavo 
                               Genus Erioneuron Nash – woollygrass, wooly bunchgrass, wollygrass 
                               Genus Euclasta Franch. – mock bluestem 
                               Genus Eulalia Kunth  
                               Genus Eulaliopsis Honda – sabaigrass 
                               Genus Eustachys Desv. – fingergrass 
                               Genus Fargesia Franch.  
                               Genus Festuca L. – fescue 
                               Genus Filgueirasia Guala  
                               Genus Fingerhuthia Nees ex Lehm. – Zulu fescue 
                               Genus Froesiochloa G.A. Black  
                               Genus Garnotia Brongn. – lawngrass 
                               Genus Gastridium P. Beauv. – gastridium, nit grass 
                               Genus Gaudinia P. Beauv. – fragile oat 
                               Genus Geochloa H. P. Linder & N. P. Barker  
                               Genus Gerritea Zuloaga, Morrone & Killeen  
                               Genus Gigantochloa Kurz ex Munro – gigantochloa 
                               Genus Glaziophyton Franch.  
                               Genus Glyceria R. Br. – mannagrass 
                               Genus Gouinia E. Fourn. ex Benth. & Hook. f.  
                               Genus Graphephorum Desv.  
                               Genus Guadua Kunth  
                               Genus Gymnachne Parodi  
                               Genus Gymnopogon P. Beauv. – skeletongrass 
                               Genus Gynerium Willd. ex P. Beauv. – wildcane 
                               Genus Hainardia Greuter – barbgrass, hainardia 
                               Genus Hakonechloa Makino ex Honda  
                               Genus Helictotrichon Besser ex Schult. & Schult. f. – alpineoatgrass 
                               Genus Hemarthria R. Br. – jointgrass 
                               Genus Hesperostipa (M.K. Elias) Barkworth – hesoeristipa, needle and thread, Hesperostipa, needlegrass 
                               Genus Heteropogon Pers. – tanglehead, tanglehead grass 
                               Genus Hilaria Kunth – hilaria, curly-mesquite 
                               Genus Himalayacalamus Keng f.  
                               Genus Holcus L. – velvetgrass, velvet grass 
                               Genus Homolepis Chase  
                               Genus Homozeugos Stapf  
                               Genus Hopia Zuloaga & Morrone  
                               Genus Hordeum L. – barley 
                               Genus Hygroryza Nees  
                               Genus Hymenachne P. Beauv. – marsh grass 
                               Genus Hyparrhenia Andersson ex E. Fourn. – thatching grass 
                               Genus Hyperthelia Clayton  
                               Genus Ichnanthus P. Beauv. – bedgrass 
                               Genus Imperata Cirillo – imperata, satintail 
                               Genus Indocalamus Nakai  
                               Genus Isachne R. Br. – bloodgrass 
                               Genus Ischaemum L. – murainagrass 
                               Genus Ixophorus Schltdl. – Central America grass 
                               Genus Jarava Ruiz & Pav. – rice grass 
                               Genus Jouvea E. Fourn.  
                               Genus Kengia Packer  
                               Genus Koeleria Pers. – koeleria, Junegrass 
                               Genus Lachnagrostis Trin.  
                               Genus Lagurus L. – harestail grass 
                               Genus Lamarckia Moench – lamarckia, goldentop grass 
                               Genus Lasiacis (Griseb.) Hitchc. – smallcane 
                               Genus Leersia Sw. – cutgrass 
                               Genus Leptochloa P. Beauv. – sprangletop 
                               Genus Leptophyllochloa C.E. Calderón  
                               Genus Leptothrium Kunth  
                               Genus Lepturidium Hitchc. & Ekman  
                               Genus Lepturus R. Br. – thintail 
                               Genus Leucopoa Griseb. – spike fescue 
                               Genus X Leydeum Barkworth  
                               Genus Leymus Hochst. – wildrye 
                               Genus Limnodea L.H. Dewey – Ozark grass, limnodea 
                               Genus Lithachne P. Beauv. – diente de perro 
                               Genus Lolium L. – ryegrass 
                               Genus Loudetia Hochst. ex Steud.  
                               Genus Loudetiopsis Conert  
                               Genus Luziola Juss. – watergrass, luziola 
                               Genus Lycurus Kunth – wolftail, wolfstail 
                               Genus Lygeum Loefl. ex L. – lygeum 
                               Genus Maclurolyra C.E. Calderón & Soderstr.  
                               Genus Macrochloa Kunth  
                               Genus Manisuris L.  
                               Genus Megalachne Steud.  
                               Genus Megathyrsus (Pilg.) B.K. Simon & S.W.L. Jacobs  
                               Genus Melica L. – melic, melicgrass, oniongrass 
                               Genus Melinis P. Beauv. – stinkgrass 
                               Genus Melocanna Trin.  
                               Genus Merostachys Spreng.  
                               Genus Merxmuellera Conert  
                               Genus Mesosetum Steud.  
                               Genus Metcalfia Conert  
                               Genus Mibora Adans. – sandgrass 
                               Genus Microchloa R. Br. – smallgrass, microchloa 
                               Genus Microstegium Nees – browntop, microstegium 
                               Genus Milium L. – milletgrass 
                               Genus Miscanthus Andersson – silvergrass 
                               Genus Mnesithea Kunth  
                               Genus Mniochloa Chase  
                               Genus Molineriella Rouy  
                               Genus Molinia Schrank – moorgrass 
                               Genus Moorochloa Veldkamp  
                               Genus Muhlenbergia Schreb. – muhly 
                               Genus Munroa Torr.  
                               Genus Myriocladus Swallen  
                               Genus Nardus L. – matgrass 
                               Genus Nassella (Trin.) E. Desv. – tussockgrass 
                               Genus Neesiochloa Pilg.  
                               Genus Neobouteloua Gould  
                               Genus Neostapfia Burtt Davy – Colusagrass 
                               Genus Neyraudia Hook. f. – neyraudia 
                               Genus Nicoraepoa Soreng & L.J. Gillespie  
                               Genus Notochloe Domin  
                               Genus Ocellochloa Zuloaga & Morrone  
                               Genus Ochlandra Thwaites  
                               Genus Olmeca Soderstr.  
                               Genus Olyra L. – carrycillo 
                               Genus Ophiochloa Filg., Davidse & Zuloaga  
                               Genus Ophiuros C.F. Gaertn. – she wei cao shu 
                               Genus Oplismenopsis Parodi  
                               Genus Oplismenus P. Beauv. – basketgrass 
                               Genus Orcuttia Vasey – Orcutt grass 
                               Genus Oreobambos K. Schum.  
                               Genus Ortachne Nees ex Steud.  
                               Genus Orthoclada P. Beauv.  
                               Genus Oryza L. – rice 
                               Genus Oryzopsis Michx. – ricegrass 
                               Genus Otachyrium Nees  
                               Genus Otatea (McClure & E.W. Sm.) C.E. Calderón & Soderstr.  
                               Genus Oxytenanthera Munro – oxytenanthera 
                               Genus Panicum L. – panicum, panicgrass 
                               Genus Pappophorum Schreb. – pappusgrass 
                               Genus Pappostipa (Speg.) Romasch., P.M. Peterson & Soreng  
                               Genus Parapholis C.E. Hubb. – sicklegrass, parapholis 
                               Genus Paratheria Griseb.  
                               Genus Pariana Aubl.  
                               Genus Parodiolyra Soderstr. & Zuloaga  
                               Genus X Pascoleymus Barkworth  
                               Genus Pascopyrum Á. Löve – wheatgrass 
                               Genus Paspalidium Stapf – watercrown grass, low paspalums 
                               Genus Paspalum L. – paspalum, crowngrass 
                               Genus Pennisetum Rich. – Kikuyu grass, fountaingrass, kikuyugrass 
                               Genus Pentameris P. Beauv.  
                               Genus Pereilema J. Presl  
                               Genus Peyritschia E. Fourn.  
                               Genus Phalaris L. – canarygrass 
                               Genus Phanopyrum (Raf.) Nash – savannah-panicgrass, panicgrass 
                               Genus Pharus L. – stalkgrass 
                               Genus Pharus P. Browne  
                               Genus Phippsia (Trin.) R. Br. – icegrass 
                               Genus Phleum L. – timothy 
                               Genus Phragmites Adans. – reed 
                               Genus Phyllostachys Siebold & Zucc. – bamboo 
                               Genus Piptatherum P. Beauv. – smilograss, ricegrass 
                               Genus Piptochaetium J. Presl – needlegrass, speargrass 
                               Genus Piresia Swallen  
                               Genus Piresiella Judz., Zuloaga & Morrone  
                               Genus Plagiantha Renvoize  
                               Genus Pleioblastus Nakai  
                               Genus Pleuropogon R. Br. – semaphoregrass 
                               Genus Plinthanthesis Steud.  
                               Genus Poa L. – bluegrass, bluegrass spp. 
                               Genus Podagrostis (Griseb.) Scribn. & Merr.  
                               Genus Podophorus Phil.  
                               Genus Pogonarthria Stapf  
                               Genus Pogonatherum P. Beauv.  
                               Genus Pohlidium Davidse, Soderstr. & R.P. Ellis  
                               Genus Poidium Nees  
                               Genus Polypogon Desf. – polypogon, rabbitsfoot grass 
                               Genus Polytoca R. Br.  
                               Genus Polytrias Hack. – Java grass 
                               Genus Psathyrostachys Nevski – wildrye 
                               Genus Pseudechinolaena Stapf  
                               Genus X Pseudelymus Barkworth & D.R. Dewey – foxtail wheatgrass 
                               Genus Pseudopentameris Conert  
                               Genus Pseudoroegneria (Nevski) Á. Löve – wheatgrass 
                               Genus Pseudosasa Makino ex Nakai – arrow bamboo 
                               Genus Ptilagrostis Griseb. – false needlegrass 
                               Genus Puccinellia Parl. – alkaligrass 
                               Genus X Pucciphippsia Tzvelev – pucciphippsia 
                               Genus Raddia Bertol.  
                               Genus Raddiella Swallen  
                               Genus Redfieldia Vasey – redfieldia, blowout grass 
                               Genus Rehia Fijten  
                               Genus Reimarochloa Hitchc. – reimar grass 
                               Genus Reitzia Swallen  
                               Genus Relchela Steud.  
                               Genus Renvoizea Zuloaga & Morrone  
                               Genus Reynaudia Kunth  
                               Genus Rheochloa Filg., P.M. Peterson & Y. Herrera  
                               Genus Rhipidocladum McClure  
                               Genus Rhombolytrum Link  
                               Genus Rhynchoryza Baill.  
                               Genus Rhytachne Desv. ex Ham.  
                               Genus Rostraria Trin. – hairgrass, Rostraria 
                               Genus Rottboellia L. f. – itchgrass, rottboellia 
                               Genus Rupichloa Salariato & Morrone  
                               Genus Rytidosperma Steud. – wallaby grass 
                               Genus Saccharum L. – sugarcane, sugar cane 
                               Genus Sacciolepis Nash – cupscale grass, sacciolepis 
                               Genus Sasa Makino & Shibata – broadleaf bamboo 
                               Genus Saugetia Hitchc. & Chase  
                               Genus Schaffnerella Nash  
                               Genus X Schedolium Holub  
                               Genus Schedonnardus Steud. – schedonnardus, tumblegrass 
                               Genus Schedonorus P. Beauv.  
                               Genus Schismus P. Beauv. – Mediterranean grass 
                               Genus Schizachne Hack. – false melic 
                               Genus Schizachyrium Nees – bluestem, little bluestem 
                               Genus Schizostachyum Nees – Polynesian 'ohe 
                               Genus Sclerochloa P. Beauv. – hardgrass 
                               Genus Scleropogon Phil. – scleropogon, burrograss 
                               Genus Sclerostachya (Andersson ex Hack.) A. Camus  
                               Genus Scolochloa Link – rivergrass 
                               Genus Scribneria Hack. – Scribner's grass 
                               Genus Scutachne Hitchc. & Chase  
                               Genus Secale L. – rye 
                               Genus Sehima Forssk.  
                               Genus Semiarundinaria Nakai  
                               Genus Sesleria Scop.  
                               Genus Setaria P. Beauv. – bristlegrass 
                               Genus Setariopsis Scribn.  
                               Genus Shibataea Makino ex Nakai  
                               Genus Sinarundinaria Nakai  
                               Genus Sinobambusa Makino ex Nakai  
                               Genus Sohnsia Airy Shaw  
                               Genus Sorghastrum Nash – Indiangrass 
                               Genus Sorghum Moench – sorghum 
                               Genus Spartina Schreb. – cordgrass 
                               Genus Sphaerobambos S. Dransf.  
                               Genus Spheneria Kuhlm.  
                               Genus Sphenopholis Scribn. – wedge grass, wedgescale, wedgegrass 
                               Genus Spodiopogon Trin.  
                               Genus Sporobolus R. Br. – dropseed, dropseed spp. 
                               Genus Steinchisma Raf. – gaping grass, steinchisma 
                               Genus Steirachne Ekman  
                               Genus Stenotaphrum Trin. – St. Augustine grass, stenotaphrum 
                               Genus Stephostachys Zuloaga & Morrone  
                               Genus Steyermarkochloa Davidse & R.P. Ellis  
                               Genus Stipa L. – needlegrass 
                               Genus X Stiporyzopsis B.L. Johnson & Rogler – ricegrass 
                               Genus Streptochaeta Schrad. ex Nees  
                               Genus Streptogyna P. Beauv.  
                               Genus Streptostachys Desv.  
                               Genus Sucrea Soderstr.  
                               Genus Swallenia Soderstr. & H.F. Decker – dunegrass 
                               Genus Taeniatherum Nevski – medusahead 
                               Genus Tatianyx Zuloaga & Soderstr.  
                               Genus Tenaxia N. P. Barker & H. P. Linder  
                               Genus Tetrachne Nees  
                               Genus Thamnocalamus Munro  
                               Genus Themeda Forssk. – kangaroo grass 
                               Genus Thinopyrum Á. Löve – wheatgrass 
                               Genus Thrasyopsis Parodi  
                               Genus Thuarea Pers. – Kuroiwa grass 
                               Genus Thysanolaena Nees  
                               Genus Torreyochloa G.L. Church – false mannagrass 
                               Genus Tovarochloa T.D. Macfarl. & But  
                               Genus Trachypogon Nees – crinkleawn grass, crinkleawn 
                               Genus Tragus Haller – burr grass 
                               Genus Tribolium Desv.  
                               Genus Trichloris E. Fourn. ex Benth.  
                               Genus Trichoneura Andersson – Silveus' grass, trichoneura 
                               Genus Tridens Roem. & Schult. – tridens, tridens spp. 
                               Genus Triniochloa Hitchc.  
                               Genus Tripidium H. Scholz  
                               Genus Triplasis P. Beauv. – sandgrass 
                               Genus Tripogon Roem. & Schult. – fiveminute grass 
                               Genus Tripsacum L. – gamagrass, gama grass 
                               Genus Triraphis R. Br.  
                               Genus Triscenia Griseb.  
                               Genus Trisetum Pers. – oatgrass, trisetum 
                               Genus Tristachya Nees  
                               Genus X Triticosecale Wittm. ex A. Camus  
                               Genus Triticum L. – wheat 
                               Genus Tuctoria Reeder – spiralgrass 
                               Genus Uniola L. – seaoats, uniola 
                               Genus Urochloa P. Beauv. – signalgrass, liverseed grass 
                               Genus Vahlodea Fr. – hairgrass 
                               Genus Valiha Dransfield  
                               Genus Vaseyochloa Hitchc. – Texasgrass 
                               Genus Ventenata Koeler – North Africa grass 
                               Genus Vossia Wallich & Griffith – hippo grass 
                               Genus Vulpia C.C. Gmel. – fescue 
                               Genus Walwhalleya Wills & J.J. Bruhl  
                               Genus Willkommia Hack. – willkommia 
                               Genus Zea L. – corn 
                               Genus Zeugites P. Browne  
                               Genus Zizania L. – wildrice 
                               Genus Zizaniopsis Döll & Asch. – cutgrass 
                               Genus Zoysia Willd. – lawngrass 
                               Genus Zuloagaea Bess  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Robert J. Soreng  
  Notes: Chief Editor of the Catalogue of New World Grasses; Research Associate (Botany), Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560, USA   
  Reference for: Poaceae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: graminées[French]   
       
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Poaceae   
       
  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at http://www.tropicos.org/Project/CNWG and formerly at http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/nwgc.html   
  Reference for: Poaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Poaceae, grasses   
       
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Poaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Poaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Poaceae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McNeill, J., F. Barrie, H. Burdet, V. Demoulin, D. Hawksworth, K. Marhold, D. Nicolson, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Vienna Code)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Regnum Vegetabile, vol. 146   
  Page(s): xviii + 568   
  Publisher: Koeltz Scientific Books   
  Publication Place: Königstein, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-906166-48-1, 0080-0694  
  Notes: Also available on the web at http://ibot.sav.sk/icbn/main.htm   
  Reference for: Poaceae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Use of Gramineae as an 'alternative' family name for Poaceae is authorized by the ICBN, Articles 18.5-18.6 (McNeill et al., 2006:18-19), although ITIS opts to use Poaceae instead  
 

 

   

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