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Urochloa  P. Beauv.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42246

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): signalgrass
    liverseed grass
  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  
                               GenusUrochloa P. Beauv. – signalgrass, liverseed grass  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Urochloa adspersa (Trin.) R.D. Webster – Dominican signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa albicoma (Swallen & García-Barr.) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa arizonica (Scribn. & Merr.) Morrone & Zuloaga – Arizona signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa arrecta (Hack. ex T. Durand & Schinz) Morrone & Zuloaga – African signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa brizantha (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) R.D. Webster – palisade signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa bulbodes (Steud.) Stapf  
                                  Species Urochloa ciliatissima (Buckley) R.D. Webster – fringed signalgrass, almejita signalgrass, fringed 
                                  Species Urochloa decumbens (Stapf) R.D. Webster  
                                  Species Urochloa dictyoneura (Fig. & De Not.) Veldkamp  
                                  Species Urochloa discifera (E. Fourn.) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa distachya (L.) T.Q. Nguyen  
                                  Species Urochloa eminii (Mez) Davidse  
                                  Species Urochloa fusca (Sw.) B.F. Hansen & Wunderlin  
                                  Species Urochloa humidicola (Rendle) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa lorentziana (Mez) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa megastachya (Nees ex Trin.) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa meziana (Hitchc.) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa mollis (Sw.) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa mosambicensis (Hack.) Dandy – African liverseed grass 
                                  Species Urochloa multiculma (Andersson) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa mutica (Forssk.) T.Q. Nguyen – para grass, buffalo grass, California grass, Mauritius grass, puakatau 
                                  Species Urochloa oblita (Swallen) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa oligobrachiata (Pilg.) Kartesz – weak signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa ophryodes (Chase) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa panicoides P. Beauv. – liveseed grass, panic liverseed grass, liverseed grass 
                                  Species Urochloa paucispicata (Morong) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa piligera (F. Muell. ex Benth.) R.D. Webster – wattle signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa plantaginea (Link) R.D. Webster – plantain signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa platyphylla (Munro ex C. Wright) R.D. Webster – broadleaf signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa ramosa (L.) T.Q. Nguyen – dixie signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa reptans (L.) Stapf – sprawling signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa ruziziensis (R. Germ. & Evrard) Crins  
                                  Species Urochloa stolonifera (Gooss.) Chippindale  
                                  Species Urochloa texana (Buckley) R.D. Webster – Texas signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa venosa (Swallen) Morrone & Zuloaga  
                                  Species Urochloa villosa (Lam.) T.Q. Nguyen – hairy signalgrass 
                                  Species Urochloa vittata (Stapf) Morrone & Zuloaga  

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