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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Córdoba, Mendoza, Buenos Aires, Catamarca (c.), Entre Ríos, La Pampa, Río Negro, Salta, San Luis, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires]


    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • United States (s.w.)


  1. Arriaga, M. O. & M. E. Barkworth. 2006. Amelichloa: a new genus in the Stipeae (Poaceae). Sida 22:145-149.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  4. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  5. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. Note: = Achnatherum brachychaetum
  6. 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). Arizona Note: re. common names
  7. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Amelichloa brachychaeta (Godr.) Arriaga & Barkworth :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=452839. Accessed 4 July 2020.