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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Agrostis linearis Retz., Observ. Bot. 4: 19 (1786).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 85 (1805).
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:

Cynodon linearis (Retz.) Willd., Enum. Pl.: 90 (1809).

Vilfa linearis (Retz.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 16 (1812).

Digitaria linearis (Retz.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 271 (1825).

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