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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: Andropogoninae
Genus: Hyperthelia
Species: H. colobantha – H. cornucopiae – H. dissoluta – H. edulis – H. kottoensis – H. macrolepis – H. polychaeta

Hyperthelia Clayton, Kew Bull. 20: 438 (1966 publ. 1967)
Type species: Hyperthelia dissoluta (Nees ex Steud.) Clayton, Kew Bull. 20: 441 (1967)


Clayton, W.D. (1967) Kew Bulletin 20: 438.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Hyperthelia 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, Hyperthelia. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2. 2013. Hyperthelia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 2.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Hyperthelia. Published online. Accessed: 2 Dec. 2013.

Hyperthelia is a genus of African plants in the grass family.[2][3]


Hyperthelia colobantha Clayton - Central African Rep
Hyperthelia cornucopiae (Hack.) Clayton - Central African Rep, Chad, South Sudan
Hyperthelia dissoluta (Nees ex Steud.) Clayton - most of sub-Saharan Africa incl Madagascar; naturalized in Latin America
Hyperthelia edulis (C.E.Hubb.) Clayton - South Sudan
Hyperthelia kottoensis Desc. & Mazade - Central African Rep
Hyperthelia polychaeta Clayton - Central African Rep


Tropicos, Hyperthelia Clayton
Clayton, William Derek. 1967. Kew Bulletin 20: 438
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Hyperthelia

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