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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Actinochloa gracilis (Kunth) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 418 (1817).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Bouteloua gracilis (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 14: 375 (1912), nom. cons.
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

* Chondrosum gracile Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 176 (1816).

Atheropogon gracilis (Kunth) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 293 (1824).

Eutriana gracilis (Kunth) Trin., Gram. Unifl. Sesquifl.: 240 (1824).

Bouteloua gracilis (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 14: 375 (1912), nom. cons.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova