Plant Genera


Arthraxon

Family Code: POACEA
Genus Code: ARTHR
Genus CN: carpetgrass
Genus Authority: P. Beauv.
Genus Summary: A genus of about 7 species, annuals and perennials, native of the tropical and subtropical Old World.
Genus Identification: Identification notes: Sometimes confused (especially before flowering) with Microstegium, but Arthraxon has distinctly cordate-clasping leaves, which Microstegium lacks. Also vegetatively similar to Oplismenus.
Genus References: van Welzen (1981)=Y; Thieret in FNA (2003a); Kiger (1971)=Z.
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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