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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Eleusine cruciata Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1: 203 (1792), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd., Enum. Pl.: 1029 (1809).
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:

* Cynosurus aegyptius L., Sp. Pl.: 72 (1753).

Eleusine aegyptia (L.) Forsyth f., Bot. Nomencl.: 70 (1794).

Eleusine pectinata Moench, Suppl. Meth.: 68 (1802), nom. superfl.

Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd., Enum. Pl.: 1029 (1809).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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