Lepturidium is a genus of Cuban plants in the grass family.[1][2]

Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Genus: Lepturidium
Hitchc. & Ekman
L. insulare
Binomial name
Lepturidium insulare

The only known species is Lepturidium insulare. It is reported only from Isla de la Juventud (formerly called Isle of Pines), part of the Republic of Cuba.[3]


  1. ^ Hitchcock, Albert Spear & Ekman, Erik Leonard 1936. Manual of the grasses of the West Indies page 111
  2. ^ Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families