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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Pseudostachyum compactiflorum Kurz, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 42: 252 (1873).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melocalamus compactiflorus (Kurz) Benth. in G.Bentham & J.D.Hooker, Gen. Pl. 3: 1212 (1883).
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:

Melocalamus compactiflorus (Kurz) Benth. in G.Bentham & J.D.Hooker, Gen. Pl. 3: 1212 (1883).

Dinochloa compactiflora (Kurz) McClure, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1936: 253 (1936).

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