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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Panicum crus-galli var. minus Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl.: 359 (1864).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Echinochloa colonum (L.) Link, Hort. Berol. 2: 209 (1833).
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 colonum L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 870 (1759).

Milium colonum (L.) Moench, Methodus: 202 (1794).

Oplismenus colonum (L.) Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 108 (1816).

Echinochloa colonum (L.) Link, Hort. Berol. 2: 209 (1833).

Oplismenus crus-galli var. colonum (L.) Coss. & Durieu in M.C.Durieu de Maisonneuve, Expl. Sci. Algérie 2: 28 (1855).

Panicum crus-galli subsp. colonum (L.) K.Richt., Pl. Eur. 1: 26 (1890).

Echinochloa crus-galli subsp. colonum (L.) Honda, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 37: 122 (1923).

Panicum crus-galli subsp. colonum (L.) Makino & Nemoto, Fl. Japan: 1470 (1925).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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