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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Cyperales (91)

        Family: Poaceae (72)(family description)

          Genus: Elytrophorus (1)

            Epithet: spicatus (Willd.) A.Camus (1)

Synonyms: Dactylis spicata Willd., Echinalysium articulatum (P.Beauv.) Kunth, Elytrophorus articulatus P.Beauv., Phleum glomeruliflorum Steud., Sesleria spicata (Willd.) Spreng.

glomeruliflorum => flowers in globular clusters

spicata => spike-like, or disposed on a spike

spicatus => spike-like, or disposed on a spike

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: green

External links

Check for Elytrophorus spicatus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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