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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Melica lappacea (L.) Raspail, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 5: 443 (1825).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Centotheca lappacea (L.) Desv., Nouv. Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 2: 189 (1810).
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:

* Cenchrus lappaceus L., Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1488 (1763).

Centotheca lappacea (L.) Desv., Nouv. Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 2: 189 (1810).

Centotheca latifolia Trin., Fund. Agrost.: 141 (1820), nom. superfl.

Uniola lappacea (L.) Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1: 358 (1830).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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