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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Melinis wightii Hack., Oesterr. Bot. Z. 51: 464 (1901), nom. superfl.

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 wightii Duthie, Fodder Grasses N. India: 21 (1888), nom. superfl.

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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