Genus: Rupichloa Salariato & Morrone

Possible synonym of: Urochloa P. Beauv.

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Melinidinae
Genus number: 28673
Last updated: 03-Feb-2017
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Salariato, D. L. et al. 2009. Rupichloa, a new genus segregated from Urochloa (Poaceae) based on morphological and molecular data. Taxon 58:381-391.
  2. Salariato, D. L. et al. 2010. Molecular phylogeny of the subtribe Melinidinae (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae) and evolutionary trends in the homogenization of inflorescences. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 56:355-369. Note: supports acceptance

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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 5 April 2020.