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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: Andropogoninae
Genus: Elymandra
Species: E. androphila – E. archaelymandra – E. gossweileri – E. grallata – E. lithophila – E. subulata
Name

Elymandra Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 407 (1919)
Type species: Elymandra androphila (Stapf) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 408 (1919)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Pleiadelphia Stapf, Hooker's Icon. Pl. 32: t. 3121 (1927).

References

Stapf, O. (1919) Flora of Tropical Africa 9: 407.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Elymandra in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Elymandra. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
Tropicos.org 2013. Elymandra. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Elymandra. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.

Elymandra is a genus of African and South American plants in the grass family.[2][3] Most known species are native to Africa; one is found in Brazil.[4]

Species[1][5]

Elymandra androphila (Stapf) Stapf - from Senegal to Angola
Elymandra archaelymandra (Jacq.-Fél.) Clayton - Guinea, Senegal, Benin, Sierra Leone
Elymandra gossweileri (Stapf) Clayton - from Senegal to Angola
Elymandra grallata (Stapf) Clayton from Gambia to KwaZulu-Natal
Elymandra lithophila (Trin.) Clayton - Brazil (State of Minas Gerais), Zaïre to Zimbabwe
Elymandra subulata Jacq.-Fél. - Guinea, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Flora of Tropical Africa 9: 407
Tropicos, Elymandra Stapf
"RBG Kew: GrassBase - Elymandra Description". www.kew.org. Retrieved 2021-05-05.
The Plant List search for Elymandra

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