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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Tripsacum

gama grass

Hierarchical position of the Genus Tripsacum

   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
   Subtribus  Tripsacinae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 64. 1829.
   Genus  Tripsacum L.
pub. (1759)
common name: gamagrass

Named members of the Genus Tripsacum

   Species  dactyloides (L.) L.
common name: gama grass
   Varietas  occidentale Cutler & Anders.
syn. Tripsacum dactyloides
   Species  fasciculatum Trin. ex Aschers.
common name: Guatemalan gamagrass
   Species  floridanum Porter ex Vasey
common name: Florida gamagrass
   Species  hermaphrodita L.
syn. Anthephora hermaphrodita
   Species  lanceolatum Rupr. ex Fourn.
common name: Mexican gamagrass
   Species  latifolium Hitchc.
common name: wideleaf gamagrass
   Species  laxum Nash
syn. Tripsacum fasciculatum

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 November 01, 2004   


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