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Apluda is a genus of plants in the grass family native to Asia and to various islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

The only known species is Apluda mutica, native to Central Asia, China (incl Taiwan + Tibet), Japan (incl Ryukyu Islands), Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Caroline Islands, Madagascar, Mauritius, RĂ©union, Socotra, Oman

formerly included

see Andropogon Ichnanthus Ischaemum Polytoca Themeda Zeugites