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*Arthraxon Palisot de Beauvois. Subfamily: Panicoideae. Tribe: Andropogoneae. Subtribe: Arthraxoninae. supertribe: Andropogonodae. clade: "PACMAD". Basket Grass.

A genus of about 7 species, annuals and perennials, native of the tropical and subtropical Old World.

ID notes:Sometimes confused (especially before flowering) with Microstegium, but Arthraxon has distinctly cordate-clasping leaves, which Microstegium lacks. Also vegetatively similar to Oplismenus.

Ref: Kiger (1971); Thieret (2003d) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003a); van Welzen (1981). Show full citations.

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