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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Paniceae
Subtribus: Cenchrinae
Genus: Acritochaete
Species: A. volkensii
Name

Acritochaete Pilg., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 32: 53 (1902)
monotypic taxon

References

Pilger, R.K.F. (1902) Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 32: 53.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Acritochaete in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Acritochaete. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27.
Tropicos.org 2013. Acritochaete. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Acritochaete. Published online. Accessed: 27 Oct. 2013.

Acritochaete is a genus of African plants in the grass family.[2][3][4]

The only known species is Acritochaete volkensii, native to Nigeria, Cameroon, islands of the Gulf of Guinea, Zaïre, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and South Sudan.[1][5][6]
See also

List of Poaceae genera

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Pilger, Robert Knud Friedrich. 1902. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 32: 53-55 descriptions in Latin, commentary in German
Watson L, Dallwitz MJ. (2008). "The grass genera of the world: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval; including synonyms, morphology, anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry, cytology, classification, pathogens, world and local distribution, and references". The Grass Genera of the World. Archived from the original on 2008-07-20. Retrieved 2009-08-19.
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Phillips, S. 1995. Poaceae (Gramineae). Flora of Ethiopia 7: i–xx, 1–420
Clayton, W.D. & S.A. Renvoize. 1982. Gramineae (Part 3). 451–898. In W. B. Turrill & R.M. Polhill (ed.) Flora of Tropical East Africa. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam

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