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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Melinis nyassana Mez, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 57: 199 (1921).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melinis nerviglumis (Franch.) Zizka, Biblioth. Bot. 138: 111 (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 nyassanum (Mez) Stapf & C.E.Hubb. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 892 (1930).

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