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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Melica striata Hitchc., Rhodora 8: 211 (1906).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Schizachne purpurascens subsp. purpurascens.
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:

Avena torreyi Nash in N.L.Britton & A.Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2, 1: 219 (1913).

Bromelica striata (Hitchc.) Farw., Rhodora 21: 77 (1919).

Schizachne striata (Hitchc.) HultÚn, Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 30: 518 (1936).

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