Ischaemum byrone

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Ischaemum byrone


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: Ischaeminae
Genus: Ischaemum
Species: Ischaemum byrone



Ischaemum byrone (Trin.) Hitchc., 1922


  • Basionym
    • Spodiopogon byronis Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 2: 301 (1832).
  • Homotypic
    • Andropogon byronis (Trin.) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 398 (1854).
  • Heterotypic
    • Ischaemum lutescens Hack. in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 221 (1889).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
    • Regional: Southwestern Pacific
      • Cook Is., Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Samoa, Society Is., Tonga, Tubuai Is., Wallis-Futuna Is.
    • Regional: Northern Central Pacific
      • Hawaii

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: Hilo murainagrass
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