Trachys muricata

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Trachys muricata


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Paniceae
Subtribus: Anthephorinae
Genus: Trachys
Species: Trachys muricata



Trachys muricata (L.) Persoon, C.H., 1834


  • Basionym
    • Cenchrus muricatus L., Mant. Pl. 2: 302 (1771).
  • Homotypic
    • Trachyozus muricata (L.) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 112 (1854).
  • Heterotypic
    • Panicum squarrosum Retz., Observ. Bot. 4: 15 (1786).
    • Panicum cenchroides Lam., Encycl. 4: 737 (1798), nom. illeg.
    • Trachys mucronata Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 85 (1805), orth. var.
    • Trachystachys geminata A.Dietr., Sp. Pl. ed. 6, 2: 16 (1833).
    • Cenchrus tripsaceus L. ex Munro, J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 6: 55 (1861), pro syn.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • India, Sri Lanka
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Myanmar

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

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