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Tenaxia subulata


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Danthonioideae
Tribus: Danthonieae
Genus: Tenaxia
Species: T. aureocephala – T. cachemyriana – T. cumminsii – T. disticha – T. dura – T. guillarmodiae – T. stricta – T. subulata


  • Tenaxia N.P.Barker & H.P.Linder, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 97: 350 (2010)
  • Type species: Tenaxia stricta (Schrad.) N.P.Barker & H.P.Linder, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 97: 352 (2010)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Central Asia
      • Afghanistan, East Himalaya, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya
    • Regional: Peninsular Arabia
      • Yemen
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Namibia, Zimbabwe
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Ethiopia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Vernacular names

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