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BOTHRIOCHLOA is a common and widespread genus of plants in the grass family native to many countries on all inhabited continents and many islands. They are often called BEARDGRASS or BLUESTEM.

The name is derived from the Greek words "bothrio" meaning "trench" and "chloa" meaning "blade of grass."

The following species are recognised:

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