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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: Eragrostideae
Subtribus: Unioliinae
Genus: Fingerhuthia
Species: F. africana – F. sesleriiformis
Name

Fingerhuthia Nees, Index Seminum (HBG) 1834: 7 (1834)
Type species: Fingerhuthia africana Lehm., Index Seminum (HBG) 1834: 7 (1834)

References

Nees von Esenbeck, C.G.D. (1834) Semina in Horto Botanico Hamburgensi 1834: 7.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Fingerhuthia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 20. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Fingerhuthia. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 20.
Tropicos.org 2013. Fingerhuthia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 20 Nov. 2013.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Fingerhuthia. Published online. Accessed: 20 Nov. 2013.
GBIF.

Fingerhuthia is a genus of Asian and African plants in the grass family.[1][2] Common names are thimble grass[3] and Zulu fescue.

Species[4][5]

Fingerhuthia africana Nees ex Lehm. - South Africa, Eswatini, Namibia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan; naturalized in Pima County in Arizona in United States[6]
Fingerhuthia sesleriiformis Nees - South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia

References

Lehmann, Johann Georg Christian. 1834. Semina in Horto Botanico Hamburgensi 1834: 7
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
"Government of Namibia, 4th Definitive Stamp series, Biodiversity". Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2015-03-28.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Fingerhuthia
Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map

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