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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Themeda prostrata (L.) Roberty, Boissiera 9: 100 (1960).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Iseilema prostratum (L.) Andersson, Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal., ser. 3, 2: 251 (1856).
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 prostratus L., Mant. Pl. 2: 304 (1771).

Anthistiria prostrata (L.) Willd., Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 4: 901 (1806).

Cymbopogon prostratus (L.) Sweet, Hort. Brit., ed. 2: 561 (1830).

Anthistiria linneana Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 401 (1854).

Iseilema prostratum (L.) Andersson, Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal., ser. 3, 2: 251 (1856).

Iseilema laxum Hack. in J.F.Duthie, Fodder Grasses N. India: 43 (1888), nom. superfl.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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