Genus: Moorochloa Veldkamp

Possible synonym of: Urochloa P. Beauv.

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Melinidinae
Common names: signal grass
Genus number: 27995
Last updated: 03-Feb-2017
Accession Count: 8 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Torres González, A. M. & C. M. Morton. 2005. Molecular and morphological phylogenetic analysis of Brachiaria and Urochloa (Poaceae). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 37:36-44. Note: Urochloa, Brachiaria, Eriochloa, and Melinis form a monophyletic group which includes Moorochloa
  2. Veldkamp, J. F. 2004. Miscellaneous notes on mainly southeast Asian Gramineae. Reinwardtia 12:135-140.

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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 28 March 2020.