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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: Chionachninae
Genus: Polytoca
Species: P. digitata – P. wallichiana

Polytoca R.Br. in J.J.Bennett et R.Brown, Pl. Jav. Rar.: 20 (1838)
Type species: Polytoca digitata (L.f.) Druce, Rep. Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 1916: 641 (1917)


Cyathorhachis Nees ex Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 403 (1854).


Brown, R. (1838) Plantae Javanicae Rariores 20.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Polytoca 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, Polytoca. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
Tropicos.org 2013. Polytoca. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Polytoca. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.

Polytoca is a genus of Asian and Papuasian plants in the grass family.[2][3][4]


Polytoca digitata (L.f.) Druce - southern China, eastern Himalayas, Andaman Islands, Indochina, Philippines, Java, New Guinea
Polytoca wallichiana (Nees ex Steud.) Benth. - eastern Himalayas, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam

formerly included[1]

see Chionachne Cleistochloa Trilobachne

Polytoca barbata - Chionachne gigantea
Polytoca cookei - Trilobachne cookei
Polytoca cyathopoda - Chionachne cyathopoda
Polytoca javanica - Chionachne javanica
Polytoca macrophylla - Chionachne macrophylla
Polytoca massiei - Chionachne massiei
Polytoca punctata - Chionachne punctata
Polytoca sclerachne - Cleistochloa sclerachne
Polytoca semiteres - Chionachne semiteres


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Brown, Robert. 1838. Plantae Javanicae Rariores 20
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 650 多裔草属 duo yi cao shu Polytoca R. Brown

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