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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: Andropogoneae
Subtribus: Chionachninae
Genus: Chionachne
Species: C. biaurita – C. cyathopoda – C. gigantea – C. hubbardiana – C. javanica – C. macrophylla – C. massii – C. punctata – C. semiteres
Invalid names

C. koenigii
Name

Chionachne R.Br. in J.J.Bennett, Pl. Jav. Rar.: 15 (1838)
Type species: Chionachne gigantea (J.Koenig) Veldkamp, Blumea 47: 559 (2002)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Sclerachne R.Br., Pl. Jav. Rar.: 15 (1838).

References

Brown, R. (1838) Plantae Javanicae Rariores 15, 18.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Chionachne in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Chionachne. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
Tropicos.org 2013. Chionachne. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Chionachne. Published online. Accessed: 6 Nov. 2013.

Chionachne is a genus of Asian, Australian, and Papuasian plants in the grass family.[3][4][5][6][7][8]
Species

Chionachne biaurita Hack. - Luzon
Chionachne cyathopoda (F.Muell.) F.Muell. ex Benth. - New Guinea, northern Australia
Chionachne gigantea (J.Koenig) Veldkamp - Indian Subcontinent, Indochina, Peninsular Malaysia, Java
Chionachne hubbardiana Henrard - Queensland, Northern Territories, Western Australia, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands
Chionachne javanica (Henrard) Clayton - Java, Lesser Sunda Islands
Chionachne macrophylla (Benth.) Clayton - Maluku, New Guinea, Solomon Is, Bismarck Arch
Chionachne massiei Balansa - Hainan, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand
Chionachne punctata (R.Br.) Jannink - Indochina, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Philippines
Chionachne semiteres (Benth.) Henrard - India, Myanmar[1][9]

formerly included[1]

see Cleistochloa

Chionachne sclerachne - Cleistochloa sclerachne

See also

List of Poaceae genera

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The International Plant Names Index
Brown, Robert. 1838. Plantae Javanicae Rariores 15, 18
Tropicos, Chionachne R. Br.
Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 649 葫芦草属 hu lu cao shu Chionachne R. Brown
Ausgrass2, Grasses of Australia
Atlas of Living Australia
Jannink, T. A. & J. F. Veldkamp. 2002. Revision of Chionachninae (Gramineae: Andropogoneae). Blumea 47(3): 545–580
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora

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