Genus: Sporobolus R. Br.

 
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Sporobolinae
Common names: dropseed
Genus number: 11433
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 465 (308 active, 166 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: proposed for conservation (nom. cons. prop.) against the heterotypic synonyms (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4) Spartina Schreb., nom. rej. prop., Crypsis Aiton, nom. rej. prop., Ponceletia Thouars, nom. rej. prop., and Heleochloa Host ex Roem., nom. rej. prop.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Peterson, P. M. et al. 2014. (2332) Proposal to conserve the name Sporobolus against Spartina, Crypsis, Ponceletia, and Heleochloa (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Sporobolinae). (Taxon) 63:1173-1174.
  • Peterson, P. M. et al. 2014. A molecular phylogeny and new subgeneric classification of Sporobolus (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Sporobolinae). (Taxon) 63:1212-1243.
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=11433. Accessed 12 December 2018.