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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Tricholaena amethystea Franch., Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Autun 8: 356 (1895).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melinis amethystea (Franch.) Zizka, Biblioth. Bot. 138: 116 (1988).
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:

Rhynchelythrum amethysteum (Franch.) Chiov., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 26: 78 (1919).

Melinis amethystea (Franch.) Zizka, Biblioth. Bot. 138: 116 (1988).

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