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[ Holcosorus ] [ Holcus ] [ Holigarna ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Holcus

creeping velvetgrass
velvet grass

Hierarchical position of the Genus Holcus

   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
   Tribus  Holceae J. Presl
pub. Wsobecny Rostl. 2: 1709, 1742. 1846.
   Genus  Holcus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: velvetgrass

Named members of the Genus Holcus

   Species  bicolor L.
syn. Sorghum bicolor ssp. bicolor
   Species  halepensis L.
syn. Sorghum halepense
   Species  lanatus L.
common name: velvet grass
   Species  mollis L.
common name: creeping velvetgrass
   Species  odoratus L.
syn. Hierochloe odorata
   Species  pertusus L.
syn. Bothriochloa pertusa
   Species  sorghum L.
syn. Sorghum bicolor ssp. bicolor
   Species  striatus L.
syn. Sacciolepis striata

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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