Poacites Brongniart 1822 (grass)

Angiospermae - Poales - Poaceae

Parent taxon: Gramineae according to F. H. Knowlton 1919

See also Andrews 1970 and Srivastava 1991

Sister taxa: Bambusa, Bambusoideae, Cerealia, Culmites, Elymus, Eragrosites, Glycerioxylon, Graminocarpon, Hygrorhizos, Lygeum, Monoporopollenites, Palaeozea, Zea, Berriochloa, Arundinaria, Stipidium, Humbertochloa, Phalaris, Sorghum, Andropogon, Palaeopyrum, Setaria, Graminophyllum, Phragmites, Glumophyllum, Panicum, Bromus, Palaeophragmites, Graminites, Paleoeriocoma, Pennisetum, Chaetochloa, Bambusites, Oryza, Leptaspis, Rhizocaulon, Stipa, Oryzopsis, Palaeoavena, Saccharum, Phyllostachys, Triticum, Muhlenbergia, Festuca

Subtaxa: Poacites cocoina Poacites firmus Poacites jeulini Poacites laevis Poacites mengeanus Poacites minor Poacites muricata Poacites rajaoriensis Poacites sivalicus Poacites tenuestriatus

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Type: Poacites firmus

Ecology: "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ecuador (1 collection), India (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Ecuador (1), Germany (1), India (3), Pakistan (1), United States (1: Montana), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), France (1), India (1)

• Tertiary of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: Nova Scotia)

Total: 18 collections including 19 occurrences

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