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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: Anthephorinae
Genus: Tarigidia
Species: T. aequiglumis – T. axelrodii

Tarigidia Stent, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1932: 151 (1932)
Type species: Tarigidia aequiglumis (Gooss.) Stent, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1932: 151 (1932)


Stent, S.M. (1932) Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information Kew, 1932(3): 151.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Tarigidia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Tarigidia. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
Tropicos.org 2013. Tarigidia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Tarigidia. Published online. Accessed: 6 Nov. 2013.

Tarigidia is a genus of South African and Puerto Rican plants in the grass family.[1]

Some authors have suggested that the genus might be of hybrid origin: Anthephora × Digitaria.[2]


Tarigidia aequiglumis (Gooss.) Stent - Namibia, Free State, North West Province[4][5]
Tarigidia axelrodii A.S.Vega & Rúgolo - Puerto Rico[6]


Stent, Sydney Margaret. 1932. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information Kew 1932(3): 151
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Tarigidia
Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria
Fish, L. & Victor, J.E. 2005. Tarigidia aequiglumis (Gooss.) Stent. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2014.1. Accessed on 2015/02/22

Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

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