subfamily Panicoideae

tribe Paniceae

Family number: 1471    Last Updated: 12-Jan-2017
Alternate name: Gramineae
Number of accepted genera: 933
Type genus: Panicum L.
Comments: monocot

Complete list of genera


  1. Morrone, O. et al. 2012. Phylogeny of the Paniceae (Poaceae: Panicoideae): integrating plastid DNA sequences and morphology into a new classification. Cladistics 28:333-356.
  2. Washburn, J. D. et al. 2015. Phylogeny and photosynthesis of the grass tribe Paniceae. Amer. J. Bot. 102:1493-1505. Note: a cpDNA-based phylogeny resolved tribe Paniceae with subtribes Cenchrinae and Melinidinae sister to each other, and together sister to Panicinae
  3. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2015. Phylogeny of sections Clavelligerae and Pectinatae of Panicum (Poaceae, Panicoideae, Paniceae): establishment of the new subtribe Dichantheliinae and the genus Adenochloa. Pl. Syst. Evol. 301:1693-1711.


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 4 July 2020.