Genus: Cortaderia Stapf

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Danthonioideae
Tribe: Danthonieae
Genus number: 2952
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 79 (56 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the homotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Moorea Lem., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Astegiano, M. E. 1995. Synopsis of the genus Cortaderia (Poaceae) in Argentina. (Darwiniana) 33:43-51.
  • Barker, N. P. et al. 2003. The paraphyly of Cortaderia (Danthonioideae; Poaceae): Evidence from morphology and chloroplast and nuclear DNA sequence data. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 90:1-24.
  • Connor, H. E. 1983. Names and types in Cortaderia Stapf (Gramineae) II. (Taxon) 32:633-634.
  • Linder, H. P. et al. 2010. A generic classification of the Danthonioideae (Poaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 97:341.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Cortaderia
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 20 April 2019.