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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Melinis microstachya (Balf.f.) Hack., Oesterr. Bot. Z. 51: 464 (1901).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melinis repens subsp. grandiflora (Hochst.) Zizka, Biblioth. Bot. 38: 60 (1988).
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:

* Rhynchelythrum microstachyum Balf.f., Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 12: 97 (1883).

Tricholaena microstachya (Balf.f.) T.Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 770 (1894).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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