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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: Hubbardochloinae
Genus: Lophacme
Species: L. digitata – L. parva

Lophacme Stapf in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 7: 316 (1898)
Type species: Lophacme digitata Stapf, Hooker's Icon. Pl. 27: t. 2611 (1899)


Stapf, O. (1898) Flora Capensis 7(2): 316.
Clayton, W.D., Vorontsova, M.S., Harman, K.T. and Williamson, H. (2006 onwards) GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora. Lophacme. Published online. Accessed 24 Sept. 2013.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Lophacme in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Sept. 21. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Lophacme. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 25. 2013. Lophacme. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 21 Sept. 2013.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Lophacme. Published online. Accessed: 21. Sept. 2013.

Lophacme is a genus of African plants in the grass family.[3][4]


Lophacme digitata Stapf - Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, Free State, Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal[7]
Lophacme parva Renvoize & Clayton - Zambia

formerly included[5]

see Enteropogon

Lophacme incompleta - Enteropogon dolichostachyus


This genus was first named in Flora Capensis; being a systematic description of the plants of the Cape Colony, Caffraria, & port Natal. London, 7(2): 316. 1898 "Plant Name Details for Genus Lophacme". IPNI. Retrieved April 28, 2011.
The type species for Lophacme (L. digitata) was originally published in Hooker's Icones Plantarum; or Figures, with brief Descriptive Characters and Remarks of New or Rare Plants 27: plate 2611. 1899 "Plant Name Details for Lophacme digitata Stapf". IPNI. Retrieved April 28, 2011. "Notes: Afr. austr"
Stapf, Otto. 1898. Flora Capensis 7(2): 316 in English
Tropicos, Lophacme Stapf
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Lophacme
Sanbi Red List of South African Plants, Lophacme digitata Stapf

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