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Lophatherum gracile


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Zeugiteae
Genus: Lophatherum
Species: L. gracile – L. sinense


  • Lophatherum Brongn. in L.I.Duperrey, Voy. Monde, Phan.: 49 (1831)
  • Type species: Lophatherum gracile Brongn. in L.I.Duperrey, Voy. Monde, Phan.: 50 (1831)


  • Heterotypic
    • Acroelytrum Steud., Flora 29: 20 (1846)
    • Allelotheca Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 117 (1854)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Queensland
      • Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Korea, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
    • Introduced into:
      • Caroline Is., Marshall Is., Society Is.

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.


Vernacular names[edit]

čeština:  lofater
한국어:  조릿대풀속
മലയാളം: ലോഫതെരം
中文:  淡竹叶属
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