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Thyridolepis is a genus of Australian plants in the grass family.
A genus is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology. In the hierarchy of biological classification, genus comes above species and below family. In binomial nomenclature, the genus name forms the first part of the binomial species name for each species within the genus.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of 25 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide.
Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass. Poaceae includes the cereal grasses, bamboos and the grasses of natural grassland and cultivated lawns and pasture. Grasses have stems that are hollow except at the nodes and narrow alternate leaves borne in two ranks. The lower part of each leaf encloses the stem, forming a leaf-sheath. With around 780 genera and around 12,000 species, Poaceae are the fifth-largest plant family, following the Asteraceae, Orchidaceae, Fabaceae and Rubiaceae.
Acacia aneura, commonly known as mulga or true mulga, is a shrub or small tree native to arid outback areas of Australia, such as the Western Australian mulga shrublands.
Xanthorrhoea is a genus of about 30 species of flowering plants endemic to Australia.
Triodia is a large genus of hummock-forming bunchgrass endemic to Australia. They are known by the common name spinifex, although they are not a part of the coastal genus Spinifex. Many of the soft-leaved members of this species were formerly included in the genus Plectrachne.
Zygochloa is a genus of desert plants in the grass family known only from Australia. The only known species is Zygochloa paradoxa, commonly known as sandhill canegrass. It occurs in extremely arid areas such as the Simpson Desert.
Bothriochloa is a common and widespread genus of plants in the grass family native to many countries on all inhabited continents and many islands. They are often called beardgrass or bluestem.
Gahnia is a genus of sedges native to China, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand and a number of Pacific Islands. The common name is due to the toothed margins. It often forms tussocks.
Pheidochloa is a genus of Australian and Papuasian plants in the grass family.
Plinthanthesis is a genus of Australian plants in the grass family.
Ancistrachne is a genus of plants in the grass family.
Ancistragrostis is a genus of Australian and New Guinean plants in the family Poaceae.
Cleistochloa is a genus of bunchgrasses in the family Poaceae, found in southwestern in Oceania.
Thaumastochloa is a genus of Australian, Papuasian, and Indonesian plants in the grass family.
Paraneurachne is a genus of Australian plants in the grass family. The only known species is Paraneurachne muelleri native to Western Australia, South Australia, Northern Territory, and Queensland.
Ectrosia is a genus of Asian, Australian, and Pacific Island plants in the grass family.
Germainia is a genus of Chinese, Asian and Australian plants in the grass family.
Iseilema, commonly known in Australia as Flinders grass, is a genus of Asian and Australian plants in the grass family.
Neurachne, commonly called mulga grass, is a genus of Australian plants in the grass family.
Gahnia grandis is a tussock-forming perennial plant found in southeastern mainland Australia and Tasmania.
Bothriochloa bladhii is a neotropic grass in the family Poaceae, found primarily in tropical Africa, and tropical and temperate Asia, and Australia. The type specimen was collected from China by Finnish botanist Peter Johan Bladh. The name of Bladh is honored in the specific epithet.
Bothriochloa macra, commonly known as known as red-leg grass, red grass, redleg or pitted beard grass is a perennial grass species that is native to eastern Australia and New Zealand. It is naturalised in Tasmania and Norfolk Island.
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