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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Chloridoideae
Tribus: Cynodonteae
Subtribus: Trichoneurinae
Genus: Trichoneura
Species: T. ciliata – T. elegans – T. eleusinoides – T. grandiglumis – T. lindleyana – T. schlechteri – T. weberbaueri

Trichoneura Andersson, Kongl. Svenska Vetensk. Acad. Handl. 1853: 148 (1855)
Type species: Trichoneura lindleyana (Kunth) Ekman, Ark. Bot. 11(9): 9 (1912)


Crossotropis Stapf in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 7: 317 (1898).


Andersson, N.J. (1855) Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps Academiens Handlingar, n.s. 1853: 148.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Trichoneura in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 13. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, (Poaceae) Trichoneura (Poaceae). Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 13. 2013. Trichoneura. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 13.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Trichoneura. Published online. Accessed: 13 Nov. 2013.

Trichoneura is a genus of plants in the grass family.[2][3] It has a scattered distribution in Africa, Arabia, and the Americas.


Trichoneura ciliata (Peter) S.M.Phillips - Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania
Trichoneura elegans Swallen - Texas, Tamaulipas
Trichoneura eleusinoides (Rendle) Ekman - Angola, Namibia
Trichoneura grandiglumis (Nees) Ekman - Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Cape Province, Namibia, Lesotho, KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland, Free State, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo
Trichoneura lindleyana (Kunth) Ekman - Galápagos
Trichoneura mollis (Kunth) Ekman - Sahara and Arabian Peninsula from Mali to Egypt and Oman
Trichoneura schlechteri Ekman - Mozambique, Limpopo
Trichoneura weberbaueri Pilg. - Chile, Peru


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Andersson, Nils Johan. 1855. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps Academiens Handlingar, n.s. 1853: 148
Tropicos, Trichoneura Andersson
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