From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Blepharidachne kingii


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Chloridoideae
Tribus: Cynodonteae
Subtribus: Scleropogoninae
Genus: Blepharidachne
Species: B. benthamiana – B. bigelovii – B. hitchcockii – B. kingii


  • Blepharidachne Hack. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 2(2): 126 (1887)
  • Type species: Blepharidachne kingii  (S.Watson) Hack. in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 261 (1889)


  • Heterotypic
    • Eremochloe S.Watson, Botany [Fortieth Parallel]: 382 (1871).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • California, Oregon
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2011. World checklist of selected plant families published update. Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: desertgrass
Wikimedia Commons For more multimedia, look at Blepharidachne on Wikimedia Commons.