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Urochloa Palisot de Beauvois. Subfamily: Panicoideae. Tribe: Paniceae. Subtribe: Melinidinae. supertribe: Panicodae. clade: "PACMAD". Para-grass, Signal-grass.

Contributed by Scott G. Ward and Alan S. Weakley

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A genus of about 100 species, pantropical and subtropical. In the Sputheastern US, this genus consists of primarily non-native species and only a few taxa considered native. A few waifs have poor historical documentation in the flora region.

Ref: Crins (1991); Webster (1988); Wipff & Thompson (2003a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003a); Wipff & Thompson (2003b) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003a). Show full citations.

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