Thyridolepis

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Thyridolepis
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Thyridolepis mitchelliana
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Supertribe: Panicodae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Neurachninae
Genus: Thyridolepis
S.T.Blake
Type species
Thyridolepis mitchelliana
(Nees) S.T.Blake

Thyridolepis is a genus of Australian plants in the grass family. [1] [2] [3]

Species [4] [5] [6]

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