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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Milium villosum Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 24 (1788), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Digitaria insularis (L.) Mez ex Ekman, Ark. Bot. 11(4): 17 (1912).
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:

* Andropogon insularis L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 1304 (1759).

Panicum lanatum Rottb., Descr. Rar. Pl. Surin.: 1 (1776), nom. superfl.

Panicum leucophaeum Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 97 (1816), nom. superfl.

Panicum insulare (L.) G.Mey., Prim. Fl. Esseq.: 60 (1818).

Trichachne insularis (L.) Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 86 (1829).

Tricholaena insularis (L.) Griseb., Fl. Brit. W. I.: 557 (1864).

Digitaria leucophaea (Kunth) Stapf in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 7: 382 (1898), nom. superfl.

Panicum insulare var. leucophaeum Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(3): 361 (1898), not validly publ.

Syntherisma insularis (L.) Millsp., Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 1: 473 (1902).

Panicum insulare var. typicum Hack., Anales Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 11: 70 (1904), not validly publ.

Valota insularis (L.) Chase, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 19: 188 (1906).

Digitaria insularis (L.) Mez ex Ekman, Ark. Bot. 11(4): 17 (1912).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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