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Family: Poaceae  Barnhart, nom. cons.
subfam. Panicoideae

Family number: 1470. Last updated: 13-Apr-2007.
Number of accepted genera: 241.
Type genus: Panicum L.
Comment: monocot.

Complete list of genera

References for subfamily:

  • Sánchez-Ken, J. G. & L. G. Clark. 2010. Phylogeny and a new tribal classification of the Panicoideae sl (Poaceae) based on plastid and nuclear sequence data and structural data. Amer. J. Bot. 97:1732–1748.

Tribes for Panicoideae:

Subfamily Tribe Subtribe
Panicoideae Andropogoneae
Panicoideae Arundinelleae
Panicoideae Centotheceae
Panicoideae Chasmanthieae
Panicoideae Cyperochloeae
Panicoideae Gynerieae
Panicoideae Hubbardieae
Panicoideae Paniceae
Panicoideae Steyermarkochloeae
Panicoideae Thysanolaeneae
Panicoideae Tristachyideae
Panicoideae Zeugiteae


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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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