Taxon: Amelichloa brachychaeta (Godr.) Arriaga & Barkworth

Genus: Amelichloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Stipeae
Nomen number: 452839
Place of publication: Sida 22:147. 2006
Name Verified on: 09-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Phytologia 74:6. 1993, as Achnatherum brachychaetum; F CalifJep, as Achnatherum brachychaetum)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Cordoba, - Mendoza, - Buenos Aires, - Catamarca, - Entre Rios, - La Pampa, - Rio Negro, - Salta, - San Luis, - Santa Fe, - Santiago del Estero, - Federal District

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • : United States


  • Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae) (on-line resource). (Cat New World Grass)
  • Arriaga, M. O. & M. E. Barkworth 2006. Amelichloa: a new genus in the Stipeae (Poaceae) (Sida) 22:145-149.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  • Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. 2009. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed) Arizona


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