Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Oplismenus Palisot de Beauvois. Subfamily: Panicoideae. Tribe: Paniceae. Subtribe: Boivinellinae. supertribe: Panicodae. clade: "PACMAD". Woods-grass, Basket-grass.

Key to Oplismenus

A genus of 5 or more species, widespread in the New World and Old World tropics, subtropics, and warm temperate areas.

ID notes: Superficially, Oplismenus somewhat resembles Arthraxon, but has the leaves only slightly cordate at the base (vs. strongly cordate-clasping).

Ref: Crins (1991); Peterson et al. (1999); Scholz (1981); Wipff (2003h) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003a). Show full citations.

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