Genus: Diplachne P. Beauv.

Possible synonym of: Leptochloa P. Beauv.

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Genus number: 14318
Last updated: 06-Feb-2017
Accession Count: 12 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Clayton, W. D. & S. A. Renvoize. 1986. Genera graminum. Kew Bull add. ser. 13:1-389. Note: = Leptochloa P. Beauv.
  2. Estes, J. R. et al., eds. 1982. Grasses and grasslands: systematics and ecology 156. Note: = Leptochloa P. Beauv.
  3. Nicora, E. G. 1995. Los generos Diplachne y Leptochloa (Gramineae, Eragrostideae) de la Argentina y paises limitrofes. Darwiniana 33:233-256. Note: accepts
  4. Nowack, R. 1994. Revision of Leptochloa Beauv. (incl. Diplachne Beauv.) (Poaceae) in Malesia. Rheedea 4(2):79-92. Note: = Leptochloa P. Beauv.
  5. Petersen, P. M. et al. 2012. A molecular phylogeny and classification of Leptochloa (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Chlorideae) sensu lato and related genera. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 109:1317-1330. Note: accepts
  6. Snow, N. et al. 2018. Monograph of Diplachne (Poaceae, Chloridoideae, Cynodonteae). PhytoKeys 93:1-102. Note: accepts
  7. Snow, N. 1998. Nomenclatural changes in Leptochloa P. Beauv. sensu lato (Poaceae, Chloridoideae). Novon 8:77-80. Note: = Leptochloa P. Beauv.
  8. Soreng, R. J. et al. 2015. A worldwide phylogenetic classification of the Poaceae (Gramineae). J. Syst. Evol. 53:129. Note: accepts

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