Ammochloa pungens

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Ammochloa pungens


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Pooideae
Tribus: Poeae
Subtribus: Ammochloinae
Genus: Ammochloa
Species: Ammochloa pungens



Ammochloa pungens (Schreb.) Boiss., Diagn. Pl. Orient. 13: 52 (1854).


  • Basionym
    • Dactylis pungens Schreb., Beschr. Gräs. 2: 42 (1772).
  • Homotypic
    • Koeleria pungens (Schreb.) Spreng., Pl. Min. Cogn. Pug. 2: 20 (1815).
    • Calotheca pungens (Schreb.) Spreng., Syst. Veg., 1: 348 (1825).
  • Heterotypic
    • Sesleria echinata Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1: 198 (1791).
    • Cephalochloa echinata (Lam.) Coss. & Durieu, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 1: 229 (1854).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Northern Africa
      • Algeria, Morocco
    • Regional: Macaronesia
      • Canary Is.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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