Taxon profile


balsamscale grass
Elionurus Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  subfamily Panicoideae

Scientific synonyms

Callichloe H.Pfeiff.
Callichloea Spreng. ex Steud.
Elyonurus Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.

Included taxa

Number of records: 15

species Elionurus barbiculmis Hack. ex Scribn. - Woolyspike Balsamscale
species Elionurus bilinguis (Trin.) Hack.
species Elionurus ciliaris Kunth
species Elionurus citreus (R.Br.) Munro ex Benth.
species Elionurus elegans Kunth
species Elionurus euchaetus Adjan. & Clayton
species Elionurus hensii K.Schum.
species Elionurus hirtifolius Hack.
species Elionurus lividus Hack.
species Elionurus muticus (Spreng.) Kuntze
species Elionurus planifolius Renvoize
species Elionurus platypus (Trin.) Hack.
species Elionurus royleanus Nees ex A.Rich.
species Elionurus tripsacoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. - Pan American Balsamscale
species Elionurus tristis Hack.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1283605]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Elionurus F.W.H.A. von Humboldt & A.J.A. Bonpland ex C.L. von Willdenow, 1806]
Data retrieved on: 9 December 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Elionurus Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.