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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Chloridoideae
Tribus: Cynodonteae
Subtribus: Eleusininae
Genus: Dinebra
Species: D. aquatica – D. caudata – D. chinensis – D. coerulescens – D. decipiens – D. haareri – D. ligulata – D. marquisensis – D. nealleyi – D. neesii – D. panicea – D. panicoides – D. perrieri – D. polycarpha – D. retroflexa – D. scabra – D. simoniana – D. somalensis – D. southwoodii – D. squarrosa – D. srilankensis – D. viscida – D. xerophila
Name

Dinebra Jacq., Fragm. Bot.: 77 (1809)
Type species: Dinebra retroflexa var. retroflexa.

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Drake-brockmania Stapf, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1912: 197 (1912).
Heterocarpha Stapf & C.E.Hubb., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1929: 263 (1929).

References

Jacquin, N.J. von 1809. Fragmenta Botanica 77: , pl. 121, f. 1.
Peterson, P.M., Romaschenko, K., Snow, N. & Johnson, G. 2012. A molecular phylogeny and classification of Leptochloa (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Chlorideae) sensu lato and related genera. Annals of Botany 109: 1317–1329. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcs112 Full text PDF Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Dinebra in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 10. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Dinebra. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 10.
Tropicos.org 2013. Dinebra. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 10.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Dinebra. Published online. Accessed: 10 Nov. 2013.

Dinebra is a genus of Asian, African, and Pacific Island plants in the grass family.[4][5][6][7][8] [9]

Species[3][10]

Dinebra haareri (Stapf & C.E.Hubb.) P.M.Peterson & N.Snow - Kenya, Tanzania
Dinebra marquisensis (F.Br.) P.M.Peterson & N.Snow - Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia
Dinebra perrieri (A.Camus) Bosser - Madagascar
Dinebra polycarpha S.M.Phillips - Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia
Dinebra retroflexa (Vahl) Panz. - Africa + Asia from South Africa to Senegal + Egypt + Andaman Islands; naturalized in St. Helena, Mauritius, Malaysia, Queensland, Maryland, North Carolina
Dinebra somalensis (Stapf) P.M.Peterson & N.Snow - Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Saudi Arabia

formerly included[3]

see Bouteloua Brachypodium Cutandia Desmostachya Enteropogon Heteranthoecia Leptochloa Tripogon Wangenheimia

Dinebra americana - Bouteloua americana
Dinebra aquatica - Leptochloa aquatica
Dinebra aristidoides - Bouteloua aristidoides
Dinebra bromoides - Bouteloua radicosa
Dinebra calycina - Tripogon bromoides
Dinebra caudata - Leptochloa caudata
Dinebra chinensis - Leptochloa chinensis
Dinebra chloridea - Enteropogon chlorideus
Dinebra chondrosioides - Bouteloua chondrosioides
Dinebra coerulescens - Leptochloa coerulescens
Dinebra cristata - Bouteloua triaena
Dinebra curtipendula - Bouteloua curtipendula
Dinebra decipiens - Leptochloa decipiens
Dinebra divaricata - Cutandia memphitica
Dinebra divaricatissima - Leptochloa divaricatissima
Dinebra dura - Desmostachya bipinnata
Dinebra guineensis - Heteranthoecia guineensis
Dinebra hirsuta - Bouteloua aristidoides
Dinebra hirta - Leptochloa hirta
Dinebra juncifolia - Bouteloua repens
Dinebra ligulata - Leptochloa ligulata
Dinebra lima - Wangenheimia lima
Dinebra melicoides - Bouteloua curtipendula
Dinebra nealleyi - Leptochloa nealleyi
Dinebra neesii - Leptochloa neesii
Dinebra panicea - Leptochloa panicea
Dinebra panicoides - Leptochloa panicoides
Dinebra pubescens - Brachypodium flexum
Dinebra repens - Bouteloua repens
Dinebra scabra - Leptochloa scabra
Dinebra secunda - Bouteloua curtipendula
Dinebra simoniana - Bouteloua curtipendula
Dinebra southwoodii - Leptochloa southwoodii
Dinebra squarrosa - Leptochloa squarrosa
Dinebra srilankensis - Leptochloa srilankensis
Dinebra tuaensis - Heteranthoecia guineensis
Dinebra verticillata - Leptochloa wightiana

References

The International Plant Names Index
Tropicos, Dinebra Jacq.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Jacquin, Nicolaus (Nicolaas) Joseph von 1809. Fragmenta Botanica page 77 description in Latin
Jacquin, Nicolaus (Nicolaas) Joseph von 1809. Fragmenta Botanica plate 121, figure 1 color depiction of Dinebra arabica (syn of D. retroflexa)
Peterson, P. M., K. Romaschenko, N. W. Snow & G. Johnson. 2012. A molecular phylogeny and classification of Leptochloa (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Chlorideae) sensu lato and related genera. Annals of Botany, n.s. Oxford 109: 1317–1329.
Peterson, P. M. 2001. Dinebra. In Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae): II. Subfamily Chloridoideae. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 41: 67–68
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
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
The Plant List search for Dinebra

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