Imperata brevifolia

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Imperata brevifolia


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Andropogoneae
Subtribus: Germainiinae
Genus: Imperata
Species: Imperata brevifolia


Imperata brevifolia Vasey, 1886


  • Heterotypic
    • Saccharum mexicanum Brouss. ex Hornem., Hort. Bot. Hafn. 1: 75 (1813).
    • Imperata arundinacea subsp. hookeri Rupr. ex Andersson, Öfvers. Kongl. Vetensk.-Akad. Förh. 12: 160 (1855).
    • Imperata hookeri (Rupr. ex Andersson) Hack. in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 97 (1889).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • California

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: California satintail
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