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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Macrochloa tenacissima (L.) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 59 (1829).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: W. & S. Medit.
12 BAL POR SPA 20 ALG LBY MOR TUN (21) cny (34) cyp
Lifeform: Hemicr.
Remarks: Locally grown as a sourse of paper-pulp (Esparto Grass).
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.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova