Heteropogon contortus (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes

Common name

English: Pili grass

Mandarin: 黄茅 (huang mao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Cyperales (87)

        Family: Poaceae (70) (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

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