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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: Zeugiteae
Genus: Lophatherum
Species: L. gracile – L. sinense

Lophatherum Brongn. in L.I.Duperrey, Voy. Monde, Phan.: 49 (1831)
Type species: Lophatherum gracile Brongn. in L.I.Duperrey, Voy. Monde, Phan.: 50 (1831)


Acroelytrum Steud., Flora 29: 20 (1846)
Allelotheca Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 117 (1854)


Brongniart, A.T. (1831) Voyage Autour du Monde 2(2): 49.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Lophatherum 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, Lophatherum. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2. 2013. Lophatherum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Lophatherum. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.

Lophatherum is a genus of Asian and Australian plants in the grass family.[2][3][4][5]


Lophatherum gracile Brongn. - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka,, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Indochina, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland
Lophatherum sinense Rendle - Japan, Korea, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Zhejiang

Formerly included[1]

see Poecilostachys

Lophatherum geminatum - Poecilostachys geminata


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Brongniart, Adolphe Théodore in Duperrey, Louis Isodore. 1831. Voyage Autour de Monde, Execute par Ordre du Roi, sur la Corvette de Sa Majeste La Coquille, Phanerogamie 2(2): 49
Tropicos, Lophatherum Brongn.
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 445 淡竹叶属 dan zhu ye shu Lophatherum Brongniart in Duperrey, Voy. Monde. 2: 49. 1831.

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