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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Arundinoideae
Tribus: Crinipedeae
Genus: Crinipes
Species: C. abyssinicus – C. longifolius

Crinipes Hochst., Flora 38: 279 (1855)
Type species: Crinipes abyssinicus (Hochst.) Hochst., Flora 38: 280 (1855)


Hochstetter, C.F.F. (1855) Flora 38: 279.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Crinipes 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, Crinipes. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6. 2013. Crinipes. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Crinipes. Published online. Accessed: 6 Nov. 2013.

Crinipes is a genus of plants in the Poaceae−grass family native to central Africa.[1][2][3][4]

Species of Crinipes include:[5][6]

Crinipes abyssinicus (Hochst. ex A. Braun) Hochst. — endemic to Ethiopia
Crinipes longifolius C.E.Hubb. — native to Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Uganda

Former species

Species formerly classified within Crinipes include:[5]

Crinipes gynoglossa — Styppeiochloa gynoglossa.
Crinipes longipes — Nematopoa longipes.


Tropicos, Crinipes Hochst.
Hochstetter, Christian Ferdinand Friedrich. 1855. Flora 38: 279-282 descriptions in Latin, commentary in German
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 7: 1-430. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Crinipes

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