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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: Boivinellinae
Genus: Pseudechinolaena
Species: P. camusiana – P. madagascariensis – P. moratii – P. perrieri – P. polystachya – P. tenuis

Pseudechinolaena Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 494 (1919)
Type species: Pseudechinolaena polystachya (Kunth) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 495 (1919)


Perulifera A.Camus, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 74: 889 (1928).
Loxostachys Peter, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 40(1 Anh.): 203 (1930), nom. superfl.


Stapf, O. (1919) Flora of Tropical Africa 9: 494.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Pseudechinolaena in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Pseudechinolaena. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24. 2013. Pseudechinolaena. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Pseudechinolaena. Published online. Accessed: 24 Nov. 2013.
Pseudechinolaena is a genus of tropical and subtropical plants in the grass family, all but one species endemic to Madagascar.[3][4][5][6]


Pseudechinolaena camusiana Bosser - Madagascar
Pseudechinolaena madagascariensis (A.Camus) Bosser - Madagascar
Pseudechinolaena moratii Bosser - Madagascar
Pseudechinolaena perrieri A.Camus - Madagascar
Pseudechinolaena polystachya (Humb., Bonpl. & Kunth) Stapf - tropical - southern Africa, Asia (China, Indian Subcontinent, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia), New Guinea, Latin America (from central Mexico to Uruguay)
Pseudechinolaena tenuis Bosser - Madagascar

Formerly included[2]

see Echinochloa

Pseudechinolaena helodes - Echinochloa helodes
Pseudechinolaena inflexa - Echinochloa inflexa
Pseudechinolaena spectabilis - Echinochloa polystachya


Tropicos, Pseudechinolaena Stapf
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Stapf, Otto. 1919. Flora of Tropical Africa 9: 494
Hooker, Joseph Dalton. 1897. Flora of British India 7(21): 28, 58
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 500 钩毛草属 gou mao cao shu Pseudechinolaena Stapf, Prain, Fl. Trop. Africa. 9: 494. 1919.
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