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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Melica mutica f. diffusa (Pursh) Fernald, Rhodora 41: 501 (1939).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melica mutica Walter, Fl. Carol.: 78 (1788).
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 diffusa Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 77 (1813).

Melica mutica var. diffusa (Pursh) A.Gray, Manual, ed. 5: 626 (1867).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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