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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: Exotheca
Species: E. abyssinica
Name

Exotheca Andersson, Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal., III, 2: 253 (1856)
monotypic taxon

References

Andersson, N.J. (1856) Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 2: 253.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Exotheca 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, Exotheca. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
Tropicos.org 2013. Exotheca. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Exotheca. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.

Exotheca is a genus of African and Southeast Asian plants in the grass family.[2][3][4]

The only known species is Exotheca abyssinica, which has a disjunct (discontinuous) distribution. It is native to Vietnam and also to eastern and southeastern Africa (from Eritrea to Mozambique).[1][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]
References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Andersson, Nils Johan 1856. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 2: 253-255 description in Latin; figure captions on page 255
Andersson, Nils Johan 1856. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 2: plate 3, figures a-h at lower right line drawings of Exotheca abyssinica
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Lewalle, J. (1970). Liste floristique et répartition altitudinale de la flore du Burundi occidental: 1-84. Université officielle de Bujumbura.
Clayton, W.D. & Renvoize, S.A. (1982). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 3: 451-898.
Troupin, G. (ed.) (1988). Flora du Rwanda 4: I-X, 1-651. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.
Ndabaneze, P. (1989). Catalogue des Graminées du Burundi. Lejeunia; Revue de Botanique , n.s., 132: 1-127.
Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 7: 1-430. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
Cope, T.A. (2002). Flora Zambesiaca 10(4): 1-190. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Camus, Aimée Antoinette 1919. Bulletin du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 25: 134-136 description in Latin, commentary in French; as Cymbopogon chevalieri

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