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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Cynosurus

dogstail grass

Hierarchical position of the Genus Cynosurus

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
   SuperOrdo  Juncanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 510. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Poales Small
pub. Fl. S.E. U.S.: 48. 1903.
   Familia  Poaceae (R. Br.) Barnh.
pub. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22: 7. 15 Jan 1895, nom. cons.
common name: Gramineae
   Subfamilia  Cynosuroideae Link
pub. Hort. Berol. 1: 198. 1 Oct-27 Nov 1827.
   Tribus  Cynosureae Dumort.
pub. Observ. Gramin. Belg.: 82. Jul-Sep 1824.
   Subtribus  Cynosurinae Fr.
pub. Fl. Scan.: 204. 1835.
   Genus  Cynosurus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: dogstail grass

Named members of the Genus Cynosurus

   Species  aegyptius L.
syn. Dactyloctenium aegyptium
   Species  aureus L.
syn. Lamarckia aurea
   Species  cristatus L.
common name: crested dogstail grass
   Species  durus L.
syn. Sclerochloa dura
   Species  echinatus L.
common name: bristly dogstail grass
   Species  indicus L.
syn. Eleusine indica
   Species  tristachyus Lam.
syn. Eleusine tristachya
   Species  virgatus L.
syn. Leptochloa virgata

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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