Dactyloctenium aegyptium P.Beauv.

Common name

English: Crowfoot Grass, Egyptian Grass

German: Gewöhnliches Schirmgras

Mandarin: 龙爪茅 (long zhao mao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Cyperales (87)

        Family: Poaceae (70) (family description)

          Genus: Dactyloctenium (2)

           Epithet: aegyptium P.Beauv. (1)

Synonym: Chloris mucronata Michx.

aegyptium => of Egyptian origin

mucronata => terminating, an organ with a straight, stiff and sharp point

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical, tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Dactyloctenium aegyptium at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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