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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Eleusine digitaria (Kunth) Willd. ex Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 549 (1840).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Leptochloa virgata (L.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 71 (1812).
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:

* Chloris digitaria Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 168 (1816).

Leptostachys digitaria (Kunth) G.Mey., Prim. Fl. Esseq.: 74 (1818).

Leptochloa digitaria (Kunth) Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 433 (1829).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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