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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: incertae sedis
Genus: Phacelurus
Species: P. cambogiensis – P. digitatus – P. franksae – P. gabonensis – P. huillensis – P. latifolius – P. schliebenii – P. speciosus – P. zea
Name

Phacelurus Griseb., Spic. Fl. Rumel. 2: 423 (1846)
Type species: Phacelurus digitatus (Sm.) Griseb., Spic. Fl. Rumel. 2: 424 (1846)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Jardinea Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 360 (1854)
Thyrsia Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 48 (1917)
Pseudophacelurus A.Camus, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 27: 370 (1921)
Pseudovossia A.Camus, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 26: 665 (1921)

References

Grisebach, A.H.R. (1846) Spicilegium florae rumelicae et bithynicae . . . 2: 423.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Phacelurus 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, Phacelurus. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
Tropicos.org 2013. Phacelurus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Phacelurus. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.

Phacelurus is a genus of African and Eurasian plants in the grass family.[3][4][5][6]

Species[1][6]

Phacelurus cambogiensis (Balansa) Clayton - Laos, Cambodia
Phacelurus digitatus (Sm.) Griseb. - Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria
Phacelurus franksae (J.M.Wood) Clayton - Zambia, Zimbabwe, KwaZulu-Natal
Phacelurus gabonensis (Steud.) Clayton - tropical Africa
Phacelurus huillensis (Rendle) Clayton - Zaïre, Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Phacelurus latifolius (Steud.) Ohwi -- China, Korea, Japan
Phacelurus schliebenii (Pilg.) Clayton - Zaïre, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi
Phacelurus speciosus (Steud.) C.E.Hubb. - Afghanistan, Pakistan, Jammu-Kashmir
Phacelurus trichophyllus S.L.Zhong - Sichuan, Yunnan
Phacelurus zea (C.B.Clarke) Clayton - Yunnan, Guangxi, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

formerly included[1]

see Loxodera

Phacelurus caespitosus - Loxodera caespitosa

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Tropicos, Phacelurus Griseb.
Grisebach, August Heinrich Rudolf. 1846. Spicilegium florae rumelicae et bithynicae 2: 423
Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 639 束尾草属 shu wei cao shu Phacelurus Grisebach, Spic. Fl. Rumel. 2: 423. 1846
Flora of Pakistan
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora

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