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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Melica macrantha (Vasey) Beal, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 17: 153 (1890).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Poa macrantha Vasey, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 15: 11 (1888).
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:

* Poa macrantha Vasey, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 15: 11 (1888).

Poa douglasii subsp. macrantha (Vasey) Keck, Leafl. W. Bot. 10: 118 (1964).

Poa douglasii var. macrantha (Vasey) B.Boivin, Naturaliste Canad. 94: 527 (1967).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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