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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 7: 632 (1900).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Sahara to Tanzania and Indo-China
20 ALG EGY LBY MOR TUN 22 MTN NGR 23 CAF 24 CHA ERI ETH SOC SOM SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 34 AFG IRN IRQ LBS PAL SIN 35 GST OMA SAU YEM 36 CHH 40 ASS BAN IND NEP PAK WHM 41 AND CBD LAO MYA THA VIE (42) cki lsi
Lifeform: Hemicr. or rhizome geophyte
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.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova