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Leersia hexandra  Sw.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40887

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Homalocenchrus hexandrus (Sw.) Kuntze
    Asprella australis (R. Br.) Roem. & Schult.
    Asprella hexandra (Sw.) P. Beauv.
    Asprella hexandra (Sw.) Roem. & Schult.
    Asprella mexicana (Kunth) Roem. & Schult.
    Homalocenchrus angustifolius Kuntze
    Homalocenchrus gouinii (E. Fourn.) Kuntze
    Hygroryza ciliata (Retz.) Nees ex Steud.
    Leersia abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich.
    Leersia aegyptiaca Fig. & De Not.
    Leersia angustifolia Munro ex Prod.
    Leersia australis R. Br.
    Leersia capensis Müll. Hal.
    Leersia ciliaris Griff.
    Leersia ciliata (Retz.) Roxb.
    Leersia contracta Nees
    Leersia dubia F. Aresch.
    Leersia elongata Willd. ex Trin.
    Leersia glaberrima Trin.
    Leersia gouinii E. Fourn.
    Leersia gracilis Willd. ex Trin.
    Leersia luzonensis J. Presl
    Leersia mauritanica Salzm. ex Trin.
    Leersia mexicana Kunth
    Leersia parviflora Desv.
    Oryza australis A. Braun ex Schweinf.
    Oryza hexandra (Sw.) Döll
    Oryza mexicana (Kunth) Döll
    Pharus ciliatus Retz.
    Pseudoryza ciliata (Retz.) Griff.
    Leersia hexandra ssp. grandiflora (Döll) Roseng., B.R. Arrill. & Izag.
    Oryza hexandra var. grandiflora Döll
    Oryza hexandra var. hexandra (Sw.) Döll
  Common Name(s): southern cutgrass
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusLeersia Sw. – cutgrass  
                                  SpeciesLeersia hexandra Sw. – southern cutgrass  

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  Other Source(s):    
  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 and formerly at   
  Reference for: Leersia hexandra   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Leersia hexandra   
  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: Leersia hexandra   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Leersia hexandra   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Leersia hexandra   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  






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