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Eriochloa  Kunth
Taxonomic Serial No.: 41718

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Glandiloba (Raf.) Steud.
    Helopus Trin.
    Oedipachne Link
  Common Name(s): cupgrass
  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  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusEriochloa Kunth – cupgrass  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Eriochloa acuminata (J. Presl) Kunth – tapertip cupgrass, taper-tip cup grass 
                                  Species Eriochloa aristata Vasey – bearded cupgrass 
                                  Species Eriochloa boliviensis Renvoize  
                                  Species Eriochloa contracta Hitchc. – prairie cupgrass 
                                  Species Eriochloa distachya Kunth  
                                  Species Eriochloa eggersii Hitchc.  
                                  Species Eriochloa fatmensis (Hochst. & Steud.) Clayton – tropical cupgrass, tropical cup grass 
                                  Species Eriochloa grandiflora (Trin.) Benth.  
                                  Species Eriochloa lemmonii Vasey & Scribn. – canyon cupgrass, southwest cupgrass 
                                  Species Eriochloa michauxii (Poir.) Hitchc. – longleaf cupgrass 
                                  Species Eriochloa montevidensis Griseb.  
                                  Species Eriochloa nana Arriaga  
                                  Species Eriochloa nelsonii Scribn. & J.G. Sm.  
                                  Species Eriochloa pacifica Mez  
                                  Species Eriochloa peruviana Mez  
                                  Species Eriochloa polystachya Kunth – Caribgrass 
                                  Species Eriochloa procera (Retz.) C.E. Hubb.  
                                  Species Eriochloa pseudoacrotricha (Stapf ex Thell.) J.M. Black  
                                  Species Eriochloa punctata (L.) Desv. ex Ham. – Louisiana cupgrass 
                                  Species Eriochloa sericea (Scheele) Munro ex Vasey – Texas cupgrass 
                                  Species Eriochloa setosa (A. Rich.) Hitchc.  
                                  Species Eriochloa stevensii Davidse  
                                  Species Eriochloa tridentata (Trin.) Kuhlm.  
                                  Species Eriochloa villosa (Thunb.) Kunth – woolly cupgrass, hairy cupgrass 
                                  Species Eriochloa weberbaueri Mez  

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