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Rytidosperma pilosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Rytidosperma

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Rytidosperma is a genus of grass in the Poaceae family. There are over 70 species. Most occur in Australasia.[1] Several are known by the general common name wallaby grass.[2]

Species include:[3]

  • Rytidosperma australe (Petrie) Clayton & Renvoize ex Connor
  • Rytidosperma biannulare
  • Rytidosperma caespitosum - tufted wallaby grass
  • Rytidosperma dimidiatum (Vickery) Connor & Edgar
  • Rytidosperma exiguum (Kirk) H.P.Linder
  • Rytidosperma fortunae-hibernae (Renvoize) Connor & Edgar
  • Rytidosperma nitens (D.I.Morris) H.P.Linder
  • Rytidosperma nivicolum (Vickery) Connor & Edgar
  • Rytidosperma nudiflorum (P.Morris) Connor & Edgar
  • Rytidosperma pauciflorum (R.Br.) Connor & Edgar
  • Rytidosperma pilosum (R.Br.) Connor & Edgar – hairy wallaby grass
  • Rytidosperma popinensis - roadside wallaby grass
  • Rytidosperma pumilum (T.Kirk) H.P.Linder – Feldmark grass
  • Rytidosperma racemosum
  • Rytidosperma semiannulare - Tasmanian wallaby grass
  • Rytidosperma thomsonii (Buchan.) Connor & Edgar
  • Rytidosperma unarede
  • Rytidosperma vickeryae M.Gray & H.P. Linder


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