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Common name

English: Pili grass

Mandarin: 黄茅 (huang mao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2595)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2494)

    Class: Liliopsida (387)

      Order: Cyperales (91)

        Family: Poaceae (72)(family description)

          Genus: Heteropogon (1)

            Epithet: contortus (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes (1)

contortus => twisted

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Heteropogon contortus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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