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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Heteropogon contortus (L.) P.Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 836 (1817).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Trop. & Subtrop. to SC. Europe
11 SWI 12 BAL FRA SPA 13 ALB ITA SIC YUG 20 ALG MOR TUN 21 CNY CVI 22 BEN BKN GHA IVO MLI MTN NGA NGR SEN SIE TOG 23 BUR CAF CMN GGI RWA ZAI 24 CHA DJI ERI ETH SOC SOM SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 BOT CPP CPV LES NAM NAT OFS SWZ TVL (28) asc 29 MAU MDG REU ROD SEY 34 AFG IRN IRQ LBS 35 OMA SAU YEM 36 CHC CHH CHN CHS CHT 38 JAP nns TAI 40 ASS BAN EHM IND LDV NEP PAK SRL WHM 41 AND MYA NCB SCS THA VIE 42 JAW LSI MLY MOL PHI SUL SUM 43 NWG 60 FIJ NWC SAM TON wal (61) coo MRQ SCI 62 MRN 63 HAW 76 ARI CAL 77 NWM TEX 78 FLA 79 MXC MXE MXG MXI MXN MXS MXT 80 BLZ ELS GUA HON NIC 81 CUB DOM HAI JAM LEE NLA PUE WIN 82 GUY ven 83 BOL CLM ECU PER 84 BZN 85 AGE AGW PAR
Lifeform: Hemicr.
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova