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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Imperata cylindrica (L.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 165 (1812).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Medit. to Africa and Afghanistan
12 BAL COR FRA POR SAR SPA 13 ALB BUL GRC ITA KRI SIC TUE YUG 20 ALG EGY LBY MOR TUN 21 CNY CVI MDR 22 BEN BKN GAM GHA GNB GUI IVO LBR MLI NGA NGR SEN SIE TOG 23 BUR CAF CMN CON EQG GAB GGI RWA ZAI 24 CHA ETH SOC SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 BOT CPP LES NAM NAT OFS SWZ TVL 29 COM MAU MDG (32) kaz kgz tkm tzk uzb (33) ncs tcs 34 AFG CYP EAI IRN IRQ LBS PAL SIN TUR 35 KUW OMA? SAU YEM (36) chc chh chi chm chn chs cht chx (38) jap kor nns oga tai (40) ass ban ehm ind nep pak srl whm (41) and cbd lao mya ncb scs tha vie (42) bor cki jaw lsi mly mol phi sul sum xms (43) bis nwg sol (50) nfk (51) nzn (60) fij nwc sam ton van wal (62) mrn (73) ore (77) tex (78) ala fla geo lou msi sca vrg (79) mxs mxt
Lifeform: Hemicr. or rhizome geophyte
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