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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Milium pungens Torr. ex Spreng., Neue Entdeck. Pflanzenk. 2: 102 (1821).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Piptatheropsis pungens (Torr. ex Spreng.) Romasch., P.M.Peterson & Soreng, Taxon 60: 1713 (2011).
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:

Panicum firmum Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 37 (1829).

Oryzopsis pungens (Torr. ex Spreng.) Hitchc., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 151 (1908).

Piptatherum pungens (Torr. ex Spreng.) Dorn, Vasc. Pl. Wyoming, ed. 3: 377 (2001).

Piptatheropsis pungens (Torr. ex Spreng.) Romasch., P.M.Peterson & Soreng, Taxon 60: 1713 (2011).

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