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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Sinochasea
Species: S. trigyna
Binomial name
Sinochasea trigyna
  • Pseudodanthonia trigyna (Keng) Clayton
  • Trikeraia oreophila Cope
  • Trikeraia tianshanica S.L.Lu & X.F.Lu

Sinochasea is a genus of plants in the grass family.[2][3][4][5][6] The only known species is Sinochasea trigyna, native to mountainous regions of Tibet, Qinghai, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Keng, Yi Li 1958. Two new genera of grasses from China. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 48(4): 115-118. descriptions in Latin, commentary in English, full-page line drawing of Sinochasea trigyna on page 116
  3. ^ Keng, Yi Li 1957. Claves Generum et Specierum Graminearum Primarum Sinicarum Appendice Nomenclatione Systematica 204
  4. ^ Tropicos, Sinochasea Keng
  5. ^ Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
  6. ^ Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 191 三蕊草属 san rui cao shu Sinochasea Keng, J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 48: 115. 1958.