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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: Paniceae
Subtribus: Boivinellinae
Genus: Poecilostachys
Species: P. ambositrensis – P. bakeri – P. festucacea – P. geminata – P. hildebrandtii – P. humbertii – P. manongarivensis – P. mollis – P. oplismenoides – P. tsaratananensis – P. viguieri
Name

Poecilostachys Hack., Sitzungsber. Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss., Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Cl., Abt. 1, 89: 131 (1884)
Type species: Poecilostachys hildebrandtii Hack., Sitzungsber. Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss., Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Cl., Abt. 1, 89: 132 (1884)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Chloachne Stapf, Hooker's Icon. Pl. 31: t. 3072 (1922)

References

Hackel, E. (1884) Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe, Abteilung 1 89: 131.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Poecilostachys in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Jan. 3. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2014. GrassWorld, Poecilostachys. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Jan. 3.
Tropicos.org 2014. Poecilostachys. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Jan. 3.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Poecilostachys. Published online. Accessed: 3 Jan. 2014.
GBIF.

Poecilostachys is a genus of African plants in the grass family, several of the species found only in Madagascar.[2][3][4][5]

Species[1][6]

Poecilostachys ambositrensis A.Camus
Poecilostachys bakeri (Schinz) C.E.Hubb.
Poecilostachys baronis Stapf
Poecilostachys confertiflora A.Camus
Poecilostachys geminata (Baker) Hack.
Poecilostachys hildebrandtii Hack.
Poecilostachys humbertii A.Camus
Poecilostachys mainborondroensis A.Camus
Poecilostachys manongarivensis A.Camus
Poecilostachys marojejyensis A.Camus
Poecilostachys mollis Stapf
Poecilostachys muscicola A.Camus
Poecilostachys oplismenoides (Hack.) Clayton
Poecilostachys tsaratananensis A.Camus
Poecilostachys viguieri A.Camus

formerly included[1]

see Oplismenus

Poecilostachys stapfii - Oplismenus flavicomus

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Hackel, Eduard. 1884. Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe, Abteilung 1 89: 131
Humbert, H. 1955. Une merveille de la nature à Madagascar. Première exploration botanique du Massif du Marojejy et de ses satellites. Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar, Série B, Biologie Végétale 6: 1–272.
Zon, A. P. M. v. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun. Wageningen Agricultural University Papers 92–1(2): 1–557.
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
The Plant List search for Poecilostachys

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