Axonopus pellitus (Nees ex Trin.) Hitchc. & Chase

First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 18: 301 (1917)
This name is a synonym of Axonopus siccus

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2012). Las especies del género Axonopus (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paspaleae) en Brasil. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 36: 317-354. [Cited as Axonopus siccus.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Axonopus pellitus.]
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden. [Cited as Axonopus pellitus.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
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