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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: Rhytachninae
Genus: Oxyrhachis
Species: O. gracillima
Name

Oxyrhachis Pilg., Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 655 (1932)
monotypic taxon

References

Pilger, R.K.F. (1932) Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahlem 11: 655.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Oxyrhachis 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, Oxyrhachis. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
Tropicos.org 2013. Oxyrhachis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Oxyrhachis. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.

Oxyrhachis is a genus of African plants in the grass family.[2][3] The only known species is Oxyrhachis gracillima, native to Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Cameroon, Tanzania, Madagascar, KwaZulu-Natal, Cape Province.[1][4][5][6][7][8][9]
References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Pilger, Robert Knud Friedrich 1932. Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahlem 11: 655
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Bosser, J. (1969). Gramiées des pasturages et des cultures a Madagascar: 1-440. ORSTOM, Paris.
Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa , ed. 2, 3(2): 277-574.
Clayton, W.D. & Renvoize, S.A. (1982). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 3: 451-898.
Cope, T.A. (2002). Flora Zambesiaca 10(4): 1-190. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.

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