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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Melica purpurascens (Torr.) Hitchc., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 156 (1908).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Schizachne purpurascens (Torr.) Swallen, J. Washington Acad. Sci. 18: 204 (1928).
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:

* Trisetum purpurascens Torr., Fl. N. Middle United States 1: 127 (1823).

Schizachne purpurascens (Torr.) Swallen, J. Washington Acad. Sci. 18: 204 (1928).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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