Genus: Amelichloa Arriaga & Barkworth

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Stipeae
Genus number: 28137
Last updated: 04-May-2007
Accession Count: 4 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Arriaga, M. O. & M. E. Barkworth. 2006. Amelichloa: a new genus in the Stipeae (Poaceae). Sida 22:145-149.
  2. Cialdella, A. M. et al. 2010. Phylogeny of New World Stipeae (Poaceae): an evaluation of the monophyly of Aciachne and Amelichloa. Cladistics 26:563-578. Note: it found Amelichloa to be polyphyletic; but it can be monopyletic if it is restricted to A. ambigua, A. brachychaeta, A. caudata, and A. clandestina

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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 6 August 2020.