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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Melinis minutiflora var. pilosa Stapf in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 7: 447 (1899).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melinis minutiflora P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 54 (1812).
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:

Melinis tenuinervis Stapf, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1922: 310 (1922).

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