Genus: Hierochloe R. Br.

Usually considered a synonym of: Anthoxanthum L.

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Anthoxanthinae
Genus number: 14849
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonyms (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Savastana Schrank, nom. rej., Torresia Ruiz & Pav., nom. rej., & Disarrenum Labill., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Clayton, W. D. & S. A. Renvoize. 1986. Genera graminum. Kew Bull add. ser. 13:1-389. Note: accepts
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: = Anthoxanthum L.
  3. Schouten, Y. & J. F. Veldkamp. 1985. A revision of Anthoxanthum including Hierochloe (Gramineae) in Malesia and Thailand. Blumea 30:328. Note: = Anthoxanthum L.
  4. Watson, L. & M. J. Dallwitz. 1992. The grass genera of the world Note: accepts
  5. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Anthoxanthum L.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 15 December 2019.