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Piptochaetium  J. Presl
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42024

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Caryochloa Spreng.
 
    Podopogon Raf.
 
  Common Name(s): needlegrass
 
    speargrass
 
       
  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  
                               GenusPiptochaetium J. Presl – needlegrass, speargrass  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Piptochaetium alpinum L.B. Sm.  
                                  Species Piptochaetium angolense Phil.  
                                  Species Piptochaetium angustifolium (Hitchc.) Valencia & Costas  
                                  Species Piptochaetium avenaceum (L.) Parodi – blackseed speargrass, blackseed needlegrass 
                                  Species Piptochaetium avenacioides (Nash) Valencia & Costas – Florida speargrass 
                                  Species Piptochaetium bicolor (Vahl) E. Desv.  
                                  Species Piptochaetium brachyspermum (Speg.) Parodi  
                                  Species Piptochaetium brevicalyx (E. Fourn.) Ricker  
                                  Species Piptochaetium burkartianum Parodi  
                                  Species Piptochaetium cabrerae Parodi  
                                  Species Piptochaetium calvescens Parodi  
                                  Species Piptochaetium confusum Parodi  
                                  Species Piptochaetium cucullatum Roseng. & Izag.  
                                  Species Piptochaetium featherstonei (Hitchc.) Tovar  
                                  Species Piptochaetium fimbriatum (Kunth) Hitchc. – pinyon ricegrass, pinon ricegrass 
                                  Species Piptochaetium hackelii (Arechav.) Parodi  
                                  Species Piptochaetium hirtum Phil.  
                                  Species Piptochaetium indutum Parodi  
                                  Species Piptochaetium jubatum Henrard  
                                  Species Piptochaetium lasianthum Griseb.  
                                  Species Piptochaetium leiopodum (Speg.) Henrard  
                                  Species Piptochaetium medium (Speg.) Torres  
                                  Species Piptochaetium montevidense (Spreng.) Parodi  
                                  Species Piptochaetium napostaense (Speg.) Hack.  
                                  Species Piptochaetium palustre Muj.-Sall. & Longhi-Wagner  
                                  Species Piptochaetium panicoides (Lam.) E. Desv.  
                                  Species Piptochaetium pringlei (Beal) Parodi – Pringle speargrass, Pringle's speargrass, pringle needlegrass, Pringle's spear grass 
                                  Species Piptochaetium ruprechtianum E. Desv.  
                                  Species Piptochaetium sagasteguii Sánchez Vega  
                                  Species Piptochaetium seleri (Pilg.) Henrard  
                                  Species Piptochaetium setosum (Trin.) Arechav. – bristly speargrass 
                                  Species Piptochaetium stipoides (Trin. & Rupr.) Hack. ex Arechav. – purple spear grass 
                                  Species Piptochaetium tovarii Sánchez Vega  
                                  Species Piptochaetium uruguense Griseb.  
                                  Species Piptochaetium virescens (Kunth) Parodi  
       

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