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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Maltebrunia prehensilis Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 194 (1841).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Prosphytochloa prehensilis (Nees) Schweick., Züchter 21: 194 (1961).
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:

Oryza prehensilis (Nees) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 8 (1853).

Potamophila prehensilis (Nees) Benth., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 55 (1881).

Prosphytochloa prehensilis (Nees) Schweick., Züchter 21: 194 (1961).

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