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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Eleusine polystachya (R.Br.) F.Muell., Fragm. 1: 216 (1859).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Leptochloa neesii (Thwaites) Benth., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 108 (1881).
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:

* Cynodon polystachyus R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 187 (1810).

Leptochloa polystachya (R.Br.) Benth., Fl. Austral. 7: 617 (1878), nom. illeg.

Rabdochloa polystachya (R.Br.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 788 (1891).

Leptochloa brownii C.E.Hubb., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1941: 26 (1941).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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