Diectomis Kunth

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 193 (1816), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Panamá, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Sulawesi, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Vorontsova, M.S., Ratovonirina, G. & Randriamboavonjy, T. (2013). Revision of Andropogon and Diectomis (Poaceae: Sacchareae) in Madagascar and the new Andropogon itremoensis from the Itremo massif. Kew Bulletin 68: 193-207.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Andropogon.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0