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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Melica laxiflora var. typica Papp, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 25: 116 (1928), not validly publ.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melica violacea Cav., Icon. 5: 47 (1799).
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 laxiflora Cav., Icon. 5: 48 (1799).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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