An online resource for monocot plants.

Discover a wealth of information about monocot families, genera and species.

Explore 277,033 taxa, 13,107 images, 32 identification keys and 44 phylogenetic trees.

eMonocot is linking together monocot taxonomists by providing support and tools to enable communities to manage their taxonomic data online and in doing so contribute to eMonocot.

All of the information is brought together in this site, the eMonocot portal. The information presented here will be especially useful for anyone studying the ecology or evolution of the monocot plants, or who wants to understand monocot biodiversity and conservation.

Identify

Identify

Use tools to identify monocot plants including interactive Keys and image galleries. Find out more about the portal identification features.

Classify

Classify

Browse a checklist and check the accepted name of a species. Find out more about the portal classification features.

Explore

Explore

Browse the Family, genera and species pages. Investigate the content within eMonocot. Find out more about the portal searching features.

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  • Portela-Pereira

    Sorry, but what is "c. « as long" ind the end ofe the description (awn dimension), maybe an error ?

    About: Festuca pseudotrichophylla Patzke description(s)   1 week ago
  • Castro C

    I need description of Elleanthus ensathus (Lindl.) Rchb.f. because this species can confused with Elleanthus lupulinus (sorry for my english)

    About: Elleanthus ensatus (Lindl.) Rchb.f.   2 months ago
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