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Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
is a common and widespread genus of plants in the grass family native to many countries on all inhabited continents and many islands.[4] They are often called beardgrass or bluestem.[5][6] The name is derived from the Greek words "bothrio" meaning "trench" and "chloa" meaning "blade of grass."[7] The following species are recognised:[3]

Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
alta (Hitchc.) Henrard – tall beardgrass – Americas from New Mexico
New Mexico
to Argentina Bothriochloa barbinodis
Bothriochloa barbinodis
(Lag.) Herter– cane bluestem – USA (CO MO OK AZ CA NV UT TX NM FL SC), Mexico, El Salvador, South America
South America
(from Colombia
Colombia
to Paraguay) Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
biloba S.T.Blake – Queensland, New South Wales Bothriochloa bladhii
Bothriochloa bladhii
(Retz.) S.T.Blake – Asia ( Yemen
Yemen
to Caucasus
Caucasus
to Japan
Japan
to Maluku), Australia, New Guinea, Africa, Madagascar Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
bunyensis B.K.Simon – Queensland Bothriochloa campii
Bothriochloa campii
(Swallen) De Wet – Ecuador Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
compressa (Hook.f.) Henrard – India, Lesser Sunda Islands Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
decipiens (Hack.) C.E.Hubb. – Australia Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
edwardsiana (Gould) Parodi – Mexico, Texas, Argentina, Uruguay Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
ensiformis (Hook.f.) Henrard – India Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
erianthoides (F.Muell.) C.E.Hubb. – Queensland, New South Wales Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
eurylemma M.Marchi & Longhi – Wagner – Brazil (Mato Grosso do Sul), Argentina
Argentina
(Entre Ríos, Chaco, Formosa, Tucumán, Salta) Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
ewartiana (Domin) C.E.Hubb. – Australia, Philippines, Lesser Sunda Islands Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
exaristata (Nash) Henrard – awnless beardgrass – southern Brazil, northern Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, USA (TX LA) Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
grahamii (Haines) Bor – India Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
hirtifolia (J.Presl) Henrard – Mexico, Guatemala Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
hybrida (Gould) Gould – USA (TX LA), Mexico
Mexico
(from Chihuahua to Oaxaca) Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
imperatoides (Lillo) Herter – Rio Grande do Sul, northern Argentina, Uruguay Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
insculpta (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) A.Camus – sweetpitted grass – Africa, Madagascar, India, Arabian Peninsula, Spain, Sicily Bothriochloa ischaemum
Bothriochloa ischaemum
(L.) Keng – yellow bluestem – Eurasia
Eurasia
+ North Africa
Africa
from Portugal
Portugal
+ Canary Islands
Canary Islands
to Korea Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
kuntzeana (Hack.) Henrard – India, Nepal Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
laguroides (DC.) Herter – silver bluestem – Americas from Mexico
Mexico
to Chile Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
longifolia (Hack.) Bor – India Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
longipaniculata (Gould) Allred & Gould – longspike beardgrass – Brazil
Brazil
(Mato Grosso do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina), Argentina
Argentina
(Corrientes, Chaco, Formosa, Misiones), Paraguay, Guatemala, Mexico, USA (TX LA MS) Bothriochloa macra
Bothriochloa macra
(Steud.) S.T.Blake – red – leg grass, red grass, redleg or pitted beard grass – Australia Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
meridionalis M.Marchi & Longhi – Wagner – Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Rio Grande do Sul Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
modesta (Backer) Backer & Henrard – Java, Lesser Sunda Islands Bothriochloa pertusa
Bothriochloa pertusa
(L.) A.Camus – pitted beardgrass – China, India, Southeast Asia, Australia, islands of Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
+ western Pacific Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
pseudischaemum (Nees ex Steud.) Henrard – India, Sri Lanka Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
radicans (Lehm.) A.Camus – eastern + southern Africa, Arabian Peninsula Bothriochloa saccharoides
Bothriochloa saccharoides
Rydb. – Americas
Americas
from Utah
Utah
to Uruguay Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
springfieldii (Gould) Parodi – USA (CO AZ UT TX NM LA), Mexico, Bolivia, Argentina Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
torreyana (Steud.) Scrivanti & Anton – southern USA (from CA to SC), Mexico, Central America, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
velutina M.Marchi & Longhi – Wagner – Paraná, Santa Catarina Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
woodrovii (Hook.f.) A.Camus – India Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
wrightii (Hack.) Henrard – Mexico, USA (TX NM AZ)

formerly included[3]

see Capillipedium, Dichanthium, Euclasta, Hemisorghum and Pseudosorghum.

Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
assimilis – Capillipedium
Capillipedium
assimile Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
concanensis – Dichanthium
Dichanthium
concanense Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
foulkesii – Dichanthium
Dichanthium
foulkesii Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
gracilis – Pseudosorghum fasciculare Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
kwashotensis – Capillipedium
Capillipedium
kwashotense Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
parviflora – Capillipedium
Capillipedium
parviflorum Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
picta – Capillipedium
Capillipedium
assimile Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
piptanthera – Euclasta condylotricha Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
spicigera – Capillipedium
Capillipedium
spicigerum Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
tuberculata – Dichanthium
Dichanthium
annulatum Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
venusta – Hemisorghum venustum Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
yunnanensis – Pseudosorghum fasciculare

See also[edit]

List of Poaceae
Poaceae
genera

References[edit]

^ Kuntze, Carl Ernst Otto 1891. Revisio Generum Plantarum 2: 762 description in Latin, commentary in German ^ a b Tropicos, Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
Kuntze ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families ^ Watson L, Dallwitz MJ. (2008). "The grass genera of the world: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval; including synonyms, morphology, anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry, cytology, classification, pathogens, world and local distribution, and references". The Grass Genera of the World. Retrieved 2009-08-19.  ^ Jepson Manual Treatment ^ United States Department of Agriculture Plants Profile ^ Ellen Dorn, Native Plants of Arizona
Arizona
2004, Bothriochloa
Bothriochloa
barbinodis (Lag.) Herter

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q2023663 APDB: 188756 EoL: 108117 EPPO: 1BOTG FloraBase: 20966 FoC: 104319 GBIF: 2704089 GrassBase: gen00084 GRIN: 1605 ITIS: 41476 NCBI: 79826 NZOR: 5a2c6192-d856-4826-a59a-bc5535060748 PLANTS: BOTHR

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