Eustachys retusa

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Eustachys retusa
Eustachys retusa


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: Eleusininae
Genus: Eustachys
Species: Eustachys retusa


Eustachys retusa (Lag.) Kunth, 1829


  • Basionym
    • Chloris retusa Lag., Gen. Sp. Pl.: 5 (1816).
  • Heterotypic
    • Chloris distichophylla var. argentina Hack., Anales Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 11: 113 (1904).
    • Chloris argentina (Hack.) Lillo & Parodi, Physis (Buenos Aires) 4: 180 (1918).
    • Chloris argentinensis Lillo & Parodi, Revista Fac. Agron. Veterin. 2: 283 (1919).
    • Eustachys argentinensis (Lillo & Parodi) Herter, Revista Sudamer. Bot. 6: 146 (1940).
    • Eustachys argentina (Hack.) Herter, Revista Sudamer. Bot. 7: 196 (1943).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil South, Brazil Southeast
    • Introduced into:
      • Florida, Georgia, New York, South Carolina, Texas

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • 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[edit]

English: Argentine fingergrass
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