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Eragrostis  Wolf
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40716

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Acamptoclados Nash
 
    Neeragrostis Bush
 
    Boriskellera Terechov
 
    Diandrochloa De Winter
 
    Erochloe Raf.
 
    Erosion Lunell
 
    Exagrostis Steud.
 
    Macroblepharus Phil.
 
    Psilantha (K. Koch) Tzvelev
 
    Roshevitzia Tzvelev
 
    Stiburus Stapf
 
    Triphlebia Stapf
 
    Vilfagrostis Döll
 
  Common Name(s): lovegrass
 
    lovegrass spp.
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusEragrostis Wolf – lovegrass, lovegrass spp.  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Eragrostis acutiflora (Kunth) Nees  
                                  Species Eragrostis acutiglumis Parodi  
                                  Species Eragrostis airoides Nees – darnel lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis andicola R.E. Fr.  
                                  Species Eragrostis apiculata Döll  
                                  Species Eragrostis articulata (Schrank) Nees  
                                  Species Eragrostis atropioides Hillebr. – hardstem lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis atrovirens (Desf.) Trin. ex Steud. – thalia lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis attenuata Hitchc.  
                                  Species Eragrostis bahamensis Hitchc.  
                                  Species Eragrostis bahiensis Schrad. ex Schult. – Bahia lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis barrelieri Daveau – Mediterranean lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis berteroniana (Schult.) Steud.  
                                  Species Eragrostis capillaris (L.) Nees – lace grass, lacegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis cataclasta Nicora  
                                  Species Eragrostis chiquitaniensis Killeen  
                                  Species Eragrostis cilianensis (Bellardi) Vignolo ex Janch. – candy grass, lovegrass, strongscented lovegrass, stinkgrass, stink grass 
                                  Species Eragrostis ciliaris (L.) R. Br. – gophertail lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis condensata (J. Presl) Steud.  
                                  Species Eragrostis contrerasii R.W. Pohl  
                                  Species Eragrostis cubensis Hitchc.  
                                  Species Eragrostis cumingii Steud. – Cuming's lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis curtipedicellata Buckley – gummy lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees – weeping lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis cylindriflora Hochst. – cylinderflower lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis deflexa Hitchc. – Pacific lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis echinochloidea Stapf – African lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis elliottii S. Watson – field lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis elongata (Willd.) J. Jacq. – long lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis erosa Scribn. ex Beal – Chihuahuan lovegrass, Chihuahua lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis excelsa Griseb.  
                                  Species Eragrostis fosbergii Whitney – Fosberg's love grass, Fosberg's lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis frankii C.A. Mey. ex Steud. – sandbar lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis gangetica (Roxb.) Steud. – slimflower lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis glandulosa L.H. Harv.  
                                  Species Eragrostis gloeodes Ekman  
                                  Species Eragrostis glutinosa (Sw.) Trin. – sticky lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis grandis Hillebr. – large Hawai'i lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis guatemalensis Witherspoon  
                                  Species Eragrostis guianensis Hitchc.  
                                  Species Eragrostis hackelii Hassl.  
                                  Species Eragrostis hirsuta (Michx.) Nees – bigtop lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis hirta E. Fourn.  
                                  Species Eragrostis hondurensis R.W. Pohl  
                                  Species Eragrostis hypnoides (Lam.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. – teal love grass, teal lovegrass, creeping lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis intermedia Hitchc. – plains lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis japonica (Thunb.) Trin. – pond lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis kuschelii Skottsb.  
                                  Species Eragrostis lasseri Luces  
                                  Species Eragrostis lehmanniana Nees – Lehmann lovegrass, Lehmann's lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis leptophylla Hitchc. – mountain lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis leptostachya (R. Br.) Steud. – Australian lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis leucosticta Nees ex Döll  
                                  Species Eragrostis lugens Nees – mourning lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis lurida J. Presl  
                                  Species Eragrostis lutescens Scribn. – sixweeks lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis macrothyrsa Hack.  
                                  Species Eragrostis magna Hitchc.  
                                  Species Eragrostis mauiensis Hitchc. – Maui lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis maypurensis (Kunth) Steud.  
                                  Species Eragrostis mexicana (Hornem.) Link – Mexican lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis minor Host – little lovegrass, little love grass 
                                  Species Eragrostis mokensis Pilg.  
                                  Species Eragrostis monticola (Gaudich.) Hillebr. – kalamalo 
                                  Species Eragrostis neesii Trin.  
                                  Species Eragrostis nigricans (Kunth) Steud.  
                                  Species Eragrostis obtusiflora (E. Fourn.) Scribn. – alkali lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis orthoclada Hack.  
                                  Species Eragrostis palmeri S. Watson – Rio Grande lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis paniciformis (A. Braun) Steud.  
                                  Species Eragrostis parviflora (R. Br.) Trin. – smallflower lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis pastoensis (Kunth) Trin.  
                                  Species Eragrostis paupera Jedwabn. – Oahu lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis pectinacea (Michx.) Nees – tufted lovegrass, spreading lovegrass, purple love grass, purple lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis perennis Döll  
                                  Species Eragrostis peruviana (Jacq.) Trin.  
                                  Species Eragrostis petrensis Renvoize & Longhi-Wagner  
                                  Species Eragrostis pilgeri Fedde  
                                  Species Eragrostis pilosa (L.) P. Beauv. – Indian lovegrass, Indian love grass, India lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis plana Nees – South African lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis plumbea Scribn. ex Beal  
                                  Species Eragrostis plurinodis Swallen ex Luces  
                                  Species Eragrostis polytricha Nees  
                                  Species Eragrostis pringlei Mattei  
                                  Species Eragrostis prolifera (Sw.) Steud. – Dominican lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis purpurascens (Spreng.) Schult.  
                                  Species Eragrostis pycnantha (Phil.) Parodi ex Nicora  
                                  Species Eragrostis refracta (Muhl. ex Elliott) Scribn. – coastal lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis reptans (Michx.) Nees – creeping lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis retinens Hack. & Arechav.  
                                  Species Eragrostis riobrancensis Judz. & P.M. Peterson  
                                  Species Eragrostis rojasii Hack.  
                                  Species Eragrostis rufescens Schrad. ex Schult.  
                                  Species Eragrostis scaligera Salzm. ex Steud. – tender lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis sclerophylla Trin.  
                                  Species Eragrostis secundiflora J. Presl – red lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis seminuda Trin.  
                                  Species Eragrostis sessilispica Buckley – tumble lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis setifolia Nees – bristleleaf lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis silveana Swallen – Silveus' lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis simpliciflora (J. Presl) Steud.  
                                  Species Eragrostis solida Nees  
                                  Species Eragrostis soratensis Jedwabn.  
                                  Species Eragrostis spectabilis (Pursh) Steud. – purple lovegrass, petticoat-climber 
                                  Species Eragrostis spicata Vasey – spike lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis suaveolens A.K. Becker ex Claus – candy lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis superba Peyr. – Wilman lovegrass, Wilman's lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis swallenii Hitchc. – Swallen's lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter – teff 
                                  Species Eragrostis tenella (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult. – Japanese lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis tenuifolia (A. Rich.) Hochst. ex Steud. – elastic grass 
                                  Species Eragrostis terecaulis Renvoize  
                                  Species Eragrostis tremula Hochst. ex Steud.  
                                  Species Eragrostis triangularis Henrard  
                                  Species Eragrostis trichodes (Nutt.) Alph. Wood – sand lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis trichophora Coss. & Durieu – hairyflower lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis unioloides (Retz.) Nees ex Steud. – Chinese lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis urbaniana Hitchc. – Urban's lovegrass 
                                  Species Eragrostis vallsiana Boechat & Longhi-Wagner  
                                  Species Eragrostis variabilis (Gaudich.) Steud. – kawelu 
                                  Species Eragrostis vernix Boechat & Longhi-Wagner  
                                  Species Eragrostis viscosa (Retz.) Trin.  
                                  Species Eragrostis weberbaueri Pilg.  
       

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  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: Eragrostis   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Eragrostis   
       
  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: Eragrostis   
       
  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: Eragrostis   
       
  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   
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