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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Eleusine coracana subsp. africana (Kenn.-O'Byrne) Hilu & de Wet, Phytologia 76: 411 (1994).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Eleusine africana Kenn.-O'Byrne, Kew Bull. 12: 65 (1957).
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:

* Eleusine africana Kenn.-O'Byrne, Kew Bull. 12: 65 (1957).

Eleusine indica subsp. africana (Kenn.-O'Byrne) S.M.Phillips, Kew Bull. 27: 259 (1972).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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