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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Melica brasiliana var. aurantiaca (Desr.) W.Hempel, Feddes Repert. 84: 554 (1973).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melica brasiliana Ard., Animadv. Bot. Spec. Alt.: 17 (1764).
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 aurantiaca Desr., Encycl. 4: 70 (1797).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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