Poaceae Barnhart
Dichanthium P.Willemet , legitimate, scientific
Willemet, P.R.F. de P. (1796), Herbarium Mauritianum. Annalen der Botanick (Usteri) 18: 11 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: Dichanthium nodosum Willemet (nom. illeg.)
Merrill, E.D. (31 December 1906), An emumeration of Philippine Gramineae with keys to genera and species. Philippine Journal of Science 1 (Suppl. 5): 338 [basionym]
basionym of: Andropogon subg. Dichanthium (P.Willemet) Merr. legitimate
Black, J.M. (1943), Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 1: 62 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Greek dikha, apart, different; anthos, flower; alluding to the barren sessile spikelets at base of raceme"
Gardner, C.A. (1952), Gramineae. Flora of Western Australia 1(1): 324 [secondary reference]
Roberty, G.E. (July 1960), Monographie systématique des Andropogonées du globe. Boissiera 9: 156-171 [secondary reference]
Vickery, J.W. (1961), Gramineae. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium, Flora Series 19(1): 45-49 [secondary reference]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 519 [secondary reference]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 72 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 42 [secondary reference]
Lazarides, M. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Gramineae (Poaceae). Flora of Central Australia: 487-488 [secondary reference]
Kakudidi, E.K.Z., Lazarides, M. & Carnahan, J.A. (1989), A revision of Enneapogon (Poaceae, Pappophoreae) in Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 1(4): 487-488 [secondary reference]
Stanley, T.D. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989), Poaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 3: 257 [secondary reference]
Simon, B.K. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Dichanthium. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 1145 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Wall, C.A. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1993), Poaceae p.p. Flora of New South Wales 4: 441-442 [secondary reference]
common name: Bluegrasses [n/a]
Morris, D.I. in Curtis, W.M. & Morris, D.I. (1994), Poaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania 4B: 354 [secondary reference]
Walsh, N.G. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1994), Poaceae. Flora of Victoria Edn. 1, 2: 620-621 [secondary reference]
Short, P.S. in Cowie, I.D., Short, P.S. & Osterkamp Madsen, M. (2000), Poaceae. Floodplain Flora. A flora of the coastal floodplains of the Northern Territory, Australia: 288 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L., Whalley, R.D.B. & Wheeler, D.J.B. (2008), Grasses of New South Wales Edn. 4: 83 (fig.), 85 (fig.), 206-207 [secondary reference]
common name: Bluegrasses [n/a]
  • Etymology: "from the Greek for 'at variance' and 'flower', referring to the lower spikelet pairs that differ from the upper pairs"
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 268 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2009), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Dicanthium Kenneally, Edinger & T.Willing orth. var. nomenclatural synonym: Andropogon subg. Dichanthium (P.Willemet) Merr. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), NT (native and naturalised), SA, Qld (native and naturalised), NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas (naturalised)