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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Eleusine penicillata (Vahl) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 350 (1824).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Chloris virgata Sw., Fl. Ind. Occid. 1: 203 (1797).
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 penicillatus Vahl, Symb. Bot. 2: 21 (1791).

Chloris penicillata (Vahl) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 87 (1805).

Chloris pulchra Schumach., Beskr. Guin. Pl.: 56 (1827), nom. superfl.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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