Melica montezumae

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Melica montezumae


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Pooideae
Tribus: Meliceae
Genus: Melica
Species: Melica montezumae


Melica montezumae Piper, 1905


  • Heterotypic
    • Melica alba Hitchc. in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 17: 367 (1913)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Texas

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Montezuma melicgrass
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