Cottea pappophoroides

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Cottea pappophoroides


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Chloridoideae
Tribus: Eragrostideae
Subtribus: Cotteinae
Genus: Cottea
Species: Cottea pappophoroides



Cottea pappophoroides Kunth, 1829


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Arizona, New Mexico, Texas

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Vernacular names

English: cotta grass
മലയാളം: കോട്ടിയ
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