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Sporobolus  R. Br.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42115

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Agrosticula Raddi
 
    Bauchea E. Fourn.
 
    Bennetia Raf.
 
    Cryptostachys Steud.
 
    Diachyrium Griseb.
 
    Spermachiton Llanos
 
    Triachyrum Hochst. ex A. Braun
 
  Common Name(s): dropseed
 
    dropseed 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   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusSporobolus R. Br. – dropseed, dropseed spp.  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Sporobolus acuminatus (Trin.) Hack.  
                                  Species Sporobolus adustus (Trin.) Roseng., B.R. Arrill. & Izag.  
                                  Species Sporobolus aeneus (Trin.) Kunth  
                                  Species Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) Robyns & Tournay – rattailgrass 
                                  Species Sporobolus airoides (Torr.) Torr. – alkali sacaton, alkali-sacaton 
                                  Species Sporobolus apiculatus Boechat & Longhi-Wagner  
                                  Species Sporobolus atrovirens (Kunth) Kunth  
                                  Species Sporobolus bahamensis Hack.  
                                  Species Sporobolus bogotensis Swallen & García-Barr.  
                                  Species Sporobolus buckleyi Vasey – Buckley's dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus camporum Swallen  
                                  Species Sporobolus clandestinus (Biehler) Hitchc. – rough dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus coahuilensis Valdés-Reyna  
                                  Species Sporobolus compositus (Poir.) Merr. – dropseed, composite dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus contractus Hitchc. – spike dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus coromandelianus (Retz.) Kunth – Madagascar dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus creber De Nardi  
                                  Species Sporobolus crucensis Renvoize  
                                  Species Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A. Gray – sand dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus cubensis Hitchc. – Cuban dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus curtissii Small ex Kearney  
                                  Species Sporobolus diandrus (Retz.) P. Beauv.  
                                  Species Sporobolus distichivaginatus R.W. Pohl  
                                  Species Sporobolus domingensis (Trin.) Kunth – coral dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus erectus Hitchc.  
                                  Species Sporobolus eximius (Nees ex Trin.) Ekman  
                                  Species Sporobolus fertilis (Steud.) Clayton  
                                  Species Sporobolus fimbriatus (Trin.) Nees – fringed dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus flexuosus (Thurb. ex Vasey) Rydb. – mesa dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus floridanus Chapm. – Florida dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus giganteus Nash – giant dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus heterolepis (A. Gray) A. Gray – prairie dropseed, northern dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus hians Van Schaack  
                                  Species Sporobolus hintonii Hartley  
                                  Species Sporobolus humifusus (Kunth) Kunth  
                                  Species Sporobolus indicus (L.) R. Br. – smut grass, Rattail smutgrass, smutgrass 
                                  Species Sporobolus interruptus Vasey – black dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus jacquemontii Kunth – West Indian dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus junceus (P. Beauv.) Kunth – pineywoods dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus lasiophyllus Pilg.  
                                  Species Sporobolus linearifolius Nicora  
                                  Species Sporobolus macrospermus Scribn. ex Beal  
                                  Species Sporobolus maximus Hauman  
                                  Species Sporobolus metallicola Longhi-Wagner & Boechat  
                                  Species Sporobolus minarum Boechat & Longhi-Wagner  
                                  Species Sporobolus minor Trin. ex Kunth  
                                  Species Sporobolus mirabilis Pilg.  
                                  Species Sporobolus monandrus Roseng., B.R. Arrill. & Izag.  
                                  Species Sporobolus multinodis Hack.  
                                  Species Sporobolus multiramosus Longhi-Wagner & Boechat  
                                  Species Sporobolus nealleyi Vasey – gyp dropseed, gypgrass 
                                  Species Sporobolus neglectus Nash – puffsheath dropseed, small dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus nudiramus Boechat & Longhi-Wagner  
                                  Species Sporobolus palmeri Scribn.  
                                  Species Sporobolus paucifolius Boechat & Longhi-Wagner  
                                  Species Sporobolus phleoides Hack.  
                                  Species Sporobolus pilifer (Trin.) Kunth  
                                  Species Sporobolus piliferus (Trin.) Kunth – Barundi dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus pinetorum Weakley & P.M. Peterson  
                                  Species Sporobolus platensis Parodi  
                                  Species Sporobolus potosiensis Wipff & S.D. Jones  
                                  Species Sporobolus pseudairoides Parodi  
                                  Species Sporobolus purpurascens (Sw.) Ham. – purple dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus pyramidalis P. Beauv.  
                                  Species Sporobolus pyramidatus (Lam.) Hitchc. – whorled dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus recurvatus Boechat & Longhi-Wagner  
                                  Species Sporobolus reflexus Boechat & Longhi-Wagner  
                                  Species Sporobolus rigens (Trin.) Desv.  
                                  Species Sporobolus silveanus Swallen – Silveus' dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus spiciformis Swallen  
                                  Species Sporobolus splendens Swallen  
                                  Species Sporobolus temomairemensis Judz. & P.M. Peterson  
                                  Species Sporobolus tenuissimus (Mart. ex Schrank) Kuntze – tropical dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus teretifolius R.M. Harper – wireleaf dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus texanus Vasey – Texas dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus trichodes Hitchc.  
                                  Species Sporobolus vaginiflorus (Torr. ex A. Gray) Alph. Wood – poverty dropseed, poverty grass 
                                  Species Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth – seashore dropseed 
                                  Species Sporobolus viscidus Sohns  
                                  Species Sporobolus wrightii Munro ex Scribn. – big sacaton, giant sacaton 
       

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