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Miscanthus
(silvergrass)

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Miscanthus (silvergrass)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Miscanthus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • silvergrass
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Miscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); foliage and habit. USA, 2007.
TitleHabit
CaptionMiscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); foliage and habit. USA, 2007.
Copyright©Leslie J. Mehrhoff/niversity of Connecticut/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Miscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); foliage and habit. USA, 2007.
HabitMiscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); foliage and habit. USA, 2007.©Leslie J. Mehrhoff/niversity of Connecticut/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Miscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); foliage and habit. USA, 2004.
TitleFoliage and habit
CaptionMiscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); foliage and habit. USA, 2004.
Copyright©Leslie J. Mehrhoff/niversity of Connecticut/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Miscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); foliage and habit. USA, 2004.
Foliage and habitMiscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); foliage and habit. USA, 2004.©Leslie J. Mehrhoff/niversity of Connecticut/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Miscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); fruiting habit. USA, 2003.
TitleFruiting habit
CaptionMiscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); fruiting habit. USA, 2003.
Copyright©Leslie J. Mehrhoff/niversity of Connecticut/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Miscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); fruiting habit. USA, 2003.
Fruiting habitMiscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); fruiting habit. USA, 2003.©Leslie J. Mehrhoff/niversity of Connecticut/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Miscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); seeds. USA.
TitleSeeds
CaptionMiscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); seeds. USA.
Copyright©Steve Hurst/USDA NRCS PLANTS Database/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Miscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); seeds. USA.
SeedsMiscanthus sinensis (eulalia, Chinese silvergrass); seeds. USA.©Steve Hurst/USDA NRCS PLANTS Database/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Miscanthus Andersson

Preferred Common Name

  • silvergrass

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Chinaschilf; Stielblütengras

EPPO code

  • MISSS (Miscanthus sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Cyperales
  •                         Family: Poaceae
  •                             Genus: Miscanthus