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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Distichlis

salt grass

Hierarchical position of the Genus Distichlis

   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
   Familia  Gramineae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 28. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
   Genus  Distichlis Raf.
common name: saltgrass

Named members of the Genus Distichlis

   Species  spicata (L.) Greene
common name: coastal salt grass
   Varietas  borealis (J. Presl) Beetle
syn. Distichlis spicata
   Varietas  divaricata Beetle
syn. Distichlis spicata
   Varietas  nana Beetle
syn. Distichlis spicata
   Varietas  stolonifera Beetle
syn. Distichlis spicata
   Subspecies  stricta (Torr.) Thorne
syn. Distichlis spicata
   Varietas  stricta (Torr.) Scribn.
syn. Distichlis spicata
   Species  stricta (Torr.) Rydb.
common name: desert salt grass
   Varietas  dentata (Rydb.) C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Distichlis spicata
   Species  texana (Vasey) Scribn.
syn. Allolepis texana

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

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


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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