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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Melinis vestita (Balf.f.) Chiov., Fl. Somala 1: 332 (1929).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Tricholaena vestita (Balf.f.) Stapf & C.E.Hubb. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 912 (1930).
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:

* Eriochloa vestita Balf.f., Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 12: 97 (1883).

Xyochlaena vestita (Balf.f.) Stapf, Hooker's Icon. Pl. 31: t. 3098 (1922).

Tricholaena vestita (Balf.f.) Stapf & C.E.Hubb. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 912 (1930).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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