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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Eleusine virgata (L.) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 87 (1805).

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:

* Cynosurus virgatus L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 876 (1759).

Poa dactyloides Aubl., Hist. Pl. Guiane: 51 (1775), nom. superfl.

Festuca virgata (L.) Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1: 189 (1791).

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

Leptostachys virgata (L.) G.Mey., Prim. Fl. Esseq.: 74 (1818).

Cynodon virgatus (L.) Raspail, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 5: 302 (1825), nom. illeg.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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