Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Calyptochloa cylindrosperma
Poaceae Barnhart
Calyptochloa cylindrosperma E.J.Thomps. & B.K.Simon , legitimate, scientific
Thompson, E.J. & Simon, B.K. (21 December 2012), A revision of Calyptochloa C.E.Hubb. (Poaceae), with two new species and a new subspecies. Austrobaileya 8(4): 644-645, Figs 5, 6, Map 1 APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Queensland, North Kennedy District: 16 km SW of Charters Towers on edge of road, 7.5 km W of Black Jack, 30 March 2011, E.J.Thompson CHA769, B.K.Simon & M.Edginton (holo: BRI; iso: CANB, K, L, MO, NSW, SI, US)."
taxonomic synonym: Calyptochloa sp. (Blackjack E.J.Thompson+ CHA769) [n/a]
  • APC Dist.: Qld
  • Etymology: "The specific epithet is from the Greek cylindro- (cylindrical) and -sperma (seed) in reference to the shape of the cleistogamous caryopses."