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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Melica balansae Boiss. & Balansa in P.E.Boissier, Diagn. Pl. Orient., ser. 2, 4: 132 (1859).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melica ciliata L., Sp. Pl.: 66 (1753).
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:

Melica cretica var. balansae (Boiss. & Balansa) W.Hempel, Feddes Repert. 122: 108 (2012).

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