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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: Cenchrinae
Genus: Snowdenia
Species: S. microcarpha – S. mutica – S. petitiana – S. polystachya
Name

Snowdenia C.E.Hubb., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1929: 30 (1929)
Type species: Snowdenia microcarpha C.E.Hubb., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1929: 31 (1929)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Beckera Fresen., Mus. Senckenberg. 2: 132 (1837)

References

(1929) Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information Kew 1929(1): 30–31, f.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Snowdenia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Snowdenia. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31.
Tropicos.org 2013. Snowdenia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Snowdenia. Published online. Accessed: 31 Oct. 2013.

Snowdenia is a genus of African and Arabian plants in the grass family.[2][3][4][5]

Species[1]

Snowdenia microcarpha C.E.Hubb. - Uganda
Snowdenia mutica (Hochst.) Pilg. - Ethiopia
Snowdenia petitiana (A.Rich.) C.E.Hubb. - Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen
Snowdenia polystachya (Fresen.) Pilg. - Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Saudi Arabia

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Hubbard, Charles Edward 1929. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information Kew 1929(1): 30–31
Pilger, Robert Knud Friedrich. 1938. Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahlem 14: 103
Tropicos, Snowdenia C.E. Hubb.
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora

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