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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Melica gigantea Thunb., Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 21 (1794).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Ehrharta thunbergii Gibbs Russ., Bothalia 17: 192 (1987).
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:

Ehrharta gigantea (Thunb.) Thunb., Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 192 (1800).

Trochera gigantea (Thunb.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 795 (1891).

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