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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Melica magellanica Desr. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl. 4: 72 (1797).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Anthoxanthum redolens var. redolens.
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:

Torresia magellanica (Desr.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 63, 179 (1812).

Hierochloe magellanica (Desr.) Hook.f., Fl. Antarct.: 375 (1846).

Hierochloe redolens var. magellanica (Desr.) Macloskie, Rep. Princeton Univ. Exped. Patagonia, Botany 5: 167 (1904).

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