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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: Paspaleae
Subtribus: Paspalinae
Genus: Anthaenantia
Species: A. rufa – A. villosa
Name

Anthaenantia P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 48 (1812)
Type species: Anthaenantia villosa (Michx.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 48 (1812)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Aulaxanthus Elliott, Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 1: 102 (1816).
Aulaxia Nutt., Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 47 (1818), nom. superfl.

References

Palisot de Beauvois, A.M.F.J. (1812) Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie 48, 151, t. 10.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Anthaenantia 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, Anthaenantia. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27.
Tropicos.org 2013. Anthaenantia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Anthaenantia. Published online. Accessed: 27 Oct. 2013.

Anthaenantia is a New World genus of plants in the grass family, native to North and South America including the West Indies.[3][4][5] The genus name is sometimes spelled Anthenanthia or Anthenantia.[6]
Species

[2][7]

Anthaenantia lanata (Kunth) Benth. - from Mexico + Greater Antilles to Uruguay
Anthaenantia rufa (Elliott) Schult. - southeastern + south-central United States (Texas to North Carolina)
Anthaenantia villaregalis (McVaugh & R.Guzman) Espejo & López-Ferr. - Jalisco
Anthaenantia villosa (Michx.) P.Beauv. - southeastern + south-central United States (Texas to North Carolina)

formerly included

[2]

see Axonopus Digitaria Tricholaena

Anthaenantia asiatica - Digitaria setifolia
Anthaenantia columbiensis - Axonopus scoparius
Anthaenantia gigantea - Axonopus scoparius
Anthaenantia glauca - Tricholaena capensis subsp. arenaria
Anthaenantia hackelii - Digitaria phaeothrix
Anthaenantia hagenbeckiana - Axonopus suffultus

References

Tropicos, Anthaenantia P. Beauv.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Biota of North America Program, 2013 county distribution maps, Anthenantia
Webster, R. D., J. H. Kirkbride & J. V. Reyna. 1989. New World genera of the Paniceae (Poaceae: Panicoideae). Sida 13(4): 393–417
Jørgensen, P. M., M. H. Nee & S. G. Beck. 2014. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. 127(1–2): i–viii, 1–1744. In P. M. Jørgensen, M. H. Nee & S. G. Beck (eds.) Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia, Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis
Farr, E. R.; G. Zijlstra (eds.), Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum) 1996+, retrieved 15 July 2016
The Plant List search for Anthaenantia

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