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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: Trilobachne
Species: T. cookei

Trilobachne Schenck ex Henrard, Meded. Rijks-Herb. 67: 4 (1931)
monotypic taxon


Schenck, M. (1931) Mededeelingen van's Rijks-Herbarium 67: 4.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Trilobachne 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, Trilobachne. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2. 2013. Trilobachne. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Trilobachne. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.

Trilobachne is a genus of South Asian plants in the grass family.[2][3][4][5][6][7]


The only known species is Trilobachne cookei, native to Myanmar and to India (Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala).[1][8][9][10]

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Schenck, M. ex Henrard, Johannes Theodoor. 1931. Mededeelingen van's Rijks-Herbarium 67: 4
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Tropicos, Trilobachne Schenck ex Henrard
Jannink, T. A. & J. F. Veldkamp. 2002. Revision of Chionachninae (Gramineae: Andropogoneae). Blumea 47(3): 545–580
Stapf, Otto. 1895. Hooker's Icones Plantarum, vol 24, plate. 2333 + subsequent text page fold-out line drawing of Trilobachne cookei (labelled as Polytoca cookei), with description in Latin on subsequent page
Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 1992 onwards. The grass genera of the world: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval; including synonyms, morphology, anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry, cytology, classification, pathogens, world and local distribution, and references. Version: 12 August 2014.
The Plant List, Trilobachne cookei (Stapf) Schenck ex Henrard
Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590
Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata

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