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Anthaenantia villosa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Supertribe: Andropogonodae
Tribe: Paspaleae
Subtribe: Paspalinae
Genus: Anthaenantia
Type species
Anthaenantia villosa
(Michx.) P.Beauv.
  • Aulaxanthus Elliott
  • Aulaxia Nutt.
  • Leptocoryphium Nees

Anthaenantia is a New World genus of plants in the grass family, native to North and South America including the West Indies. The genus name is sometimes spelled Anthenanthia or Anthenantia.


formerly included

see Axonopus Digitaria Tricholaena

  • Anthaenantia asiatica - Digitaria setifolia
  • Anthaenantia columbiensis - Axonopus scoparius
  • Anthaenantia gigantea - Axonopus scoparius
  • Anthaenantia glauca - Tricholaena capensis subsp. arenaria
  • Anthaenantia hackelii - Digitaria phaeothrix
  • Anthaenantia hagenbeckiana - Axonopus suffultus
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