The classification of poaceae: Subfamilies and supertribes

Watson L., Clifford H.T. and Dallwitz M.J. (1985) The classification of poaceae: Subfamilies and supertribes. Australian Journal of Botany, 33 4: 433-484. doi:10.1071/BT9850433


Author Watson L.
Clifford H.T.
Dallwitz M.J.
Title The classification of poaceae: Subfamilies and supertribes
Journal name Australian Journal of Botany   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1444-9862
Publication date 1985-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1071/BT9850433
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 33
Issue 4
Start page 433
End page 484
Total pages 52
Language eng
Subject 1105 Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
1110 Plant Science
Abstract A comprehensive world classification of the Poaceae is presented in which 720 currently accepted genera are distributed among five subfamilies (Pooideae, Bambusoideae, Arundinoideae, Chloridoideae, Panicoideae) and six supertribes (Triticanae and Poanae, in Pooideae; Bambusanae and Oryzanae, in Bambusoideae; Panicanae and Andropogonanae, in Panicoideae). Synonyms in recent use are listed under appropriate groups. The classification reflects a variety of numerical analyses of generic descriptions, accounting for original observations and compiled data on nearly 300 characters concerning mainly morphology, anatomy, physiology and cytology. The detailed group descriptions are fully comparative, and include statistical information on character state distributions.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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