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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: Tripogoninae
Genus: Melanocenchris
Species: M. abyssinica – M. jacquemontii – M. monoica
Name

Melanocenchris Nees, Proc. Linn. Soc. London 1: 94 (1841)
Type species: Melanocenchris jacquemontii Jaub. & Spach, Ill. Pl. Orient. 4: 36 (1851)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Ptiloneilema Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 201 (1854).
Gracilea J.Koenig ex Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 283 (1896).

References

Nees von Esenbeck, C.G.D. (1841) Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 1: 94.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Melanocenchris in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 3. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Melanocenchris. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 3.
Tropicos.org 2013. Melanocenchris. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 3.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Melanocenchris. Published online. Accessed: 3 Nov. 2013.

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

Species[4]

Melanocenchris abyssinica (R.Br. ex Fresen.) Hochst. - Chad, Sudan, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Persian Gulf Sheikdoms, Iran, Pakistan, India
Melanocenchris jacquemontii Jaub. & Spach - India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iraq, Socotra
Melanocenchris monoica (Rottler) C.E.C.Fisch. - India, Sri Lanka

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Nees von Esenbeck, Christian Gottfried Daniel 1841. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 1: 94-95 in Latin
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

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