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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Melica ciliata var. elata Rouy, Rev. Sci. Nat. (Montpellier), sér. 3, 3: 64 (1883), nom. superfl.

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 magnolii Godr. & Gren. in J.C.M.Grenier & G.Godron, Fl. France 3: 550 (1856).

Melica ciliata var. major Ball, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 16: 722 (1878).

Melica ciliata subsp. magnolii (Godr. & Gren.) Husn., Graminées: 56 (1898).

Melica ciliata var. magnolii (Godr. & Gren.) Hausskn., Mitth. Thüring. Bot. Vereins, n.f., 13-14: 51 (1899), nom. superfl.

Melica nebrodensis var. magnolii (Godr. & Gren.) Asch. & Graebn., Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 2(1): 346 (1900), nom. superfl.

Melica ciliata f. major (Ball) W.Hempel, Feddes Repert. 122: 77 (2012).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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