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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Miscanthus pycnocephalus Honda, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 42: 131 (1928).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Miscanthus sinensis Andersson, Öfvers. Kongl. Vetensk.-Akad. Förh. 12: 166 (1855).
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:

Miscanthus sinensis f. pycnocephalus (Honda) Ohwi, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 11: 149 (1942).

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