Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Tufted perennials, with the general features of Chloris and differing significantly from that genus only in the dorsally (cf. laterally) compressed fertile lemma.

About 12 species, from Africa, America, southern Asia and Australia (6 species, all indigenous); 1 in Victoria.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1994). Poaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Poales
family Poaceae
Higher taxa
genus Enteropogon
Subordinate taxa