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Leptosaccharum (Hack.) A.Camus

ERIOCHRYSIS is a genus of African and Neotropical
Neotropical
plants in the grass family . Species

* Eriochrysis brachypogon (Stapf) Stapf - tropical + southern Africa - from Senegal to Swaziland * Eriochrysis cayennensis P.Beauv. - tropical Americas from Chiapas to Uruguay * Eriochrysis × concepcionensis Killeen - Bolivia, Brazil (E. cayennensis × E. laxa) * Eriochrysis filiformis (Hack.) Filg. - Brazil, Paraguay * Eriochrysis holcoides (Nees) Kuhlm. - Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay * Eriochrysis laxa Swallen - Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina * Eriochrysis pallida Munro - tropical + southern Africa
Africa
- from Guinea to KwaZulu-Natal * Eriochrysis purpurata (Rendle) Stapf - tropical Africa
Africa
from Congo Rep to Zimbabwe * Eriochrysis rangacharii C.E.C.Fisch. - Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
* Eriochrysis villosa Swallen - Brazil (Paraná , Santa Catarina , Rio Grande do Sul ) * Eriochrysis warmingiana (Hack.) Kuhlm. - Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia

formerly included

see Miscanthus Saccharum

* Eriochrysis attenuata - Miscanthus fuscus * Eriochrysis fusca - Miscanthus fuscus * Eriochrysis giordaniana - Saccharum narenga * Eriochrysis longifolia - Saccharum fallax * Eriochrysis narenga - Saccharum narenga * Eriochrysis porphyrocoma - Saccharum narenga

REFERENCES

* ^ A B C Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families * ^ Palisot de Beauvois, Ambroise Marie François Joseph 1812. Essai d\'une Nouvelle Agrostographie pages 8-9 description in Latin, commentary in French * ^ Palisot de Beauvois, Ambroise Marie François Joseph 1812. Essai d\'une Nouvelle Agrostographie plate IV (4), figure XI (11 a-e at lower right) line drawing of Eriochrysis cayennensis; figure captions on caption page 5 * ^ Grassbase