Genus: Phalaris L.

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Phalaridinae
Common names: canary grass
Genus number: 9210
Last updated: 08-Feb-2017
Accession Count: 995 (829 active, 711 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Baldini, R. M. 1995. Revision of the genus Phalaris L. (Gramineae). (Webbia) 49:265-329.
  • Barrie, F. R. 2006. Report of the General Committee: 9. (Taxon) 55:796.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 1995. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 43. (Taxon) 44:611-612.
  • Jarvis, C. E. 1991. Seventy-two proposals for the conservation of types of selected Linnaean generic names, the report of Subcommittee 3C on the lectotypification of Linnaean generic names. (Taxon) 41:552-583.
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1999. Report of the General Committee: 8. (Taxon) 48:373-374.
  • Voshell, S. M. & K. W. Hilu 2014. Canary grasses (Phalaris, Poaceae): biogeography, molecular dating and the role of floret structure in dispersal. Molec. Ecol. 23:212-224.
  • Voshell, S. M. et al. 2015. Infrageneric treatment of Phalaris (Canary grass, Poaceae) based on molecular phylogenetics and floret structure. Austral. Syst. Bot. 28:355-367.
  • Voshell, S. M. et al. 2011. Canary grass (Phalaris, Poaceae): Molecular phylogenetics, polyploidy and floret evolution. (Taxon) 60:1306-1316.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Subdivisions of Phalaris L.:



Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Phalaris
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 26 March 2019.