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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Lophacme
Type species
Lophacme digitata Stapf[2]

Lophacme is a genus of African plants in the grass family.[3][4]

  1. Lophacme digitata Stapf - Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, Free State, Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal[7]
  2. Lophacme parva Renvoize & Clayton - Zambia
formerly included[5]

see Enteropogon


  1. ^  This genus was first named in Flora Capensis; being a systematic description of the plants of the Cape Colony, Caffraria, & port Natal. London, 7(2): 316. 1898 "Plant Name Details for Genus Lophacme". IPNI. Retrieved April 28, 2011. 
  2. ^  The type species for Lophacme (L. digitata) was originally published in Hooker's Icones Plantarum; or Figures, with brief Descriptive Characters and Remarks of New or Rare Plants 27: plate 2611. 1899 "Plant Name Details for Lophacme digitata Stapf". IPNI. Retrieved April 28, 2011. Notes: Afr. austr 
  3. ^ Stapf, Otto. 1898. Flora Capensis 7(2): 316 in English
  4. ^ Tropicos, Lophacme Stapf
  5. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  6. ^ The Plant List search for Lophacme
  7. ^ Sanbi Red List of South African Plants, Lophacme digitata Stapf

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