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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Melica cimicina (L.) Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 20 (1796).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Alloteropsis cimicina (L.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 487 (1919).
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:

* Milium cimicinum L., Mant. Pl. 2: 184 (1771).

Agrostis digitata Lam., Encycl. 1: 59 (1783), nom. superfl.

Panicum cimicinum (L.) Retz., Observ. Bot. 3: 9 (1783).

Agrostis cimicina (L.) Poir. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl., Suppl. 1: 258 (1810).

Axonopus cimicinus (L.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 12 (1812).

Urochloa cimicina (L.) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 31 (1829).

Coridochloa cimicina (L.) Nees, Edinburgh New Philos. J. 15: 381 (1833).

Alloteropsis cimicina (L.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 487 (1919).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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