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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Tricholaena longiseta A.Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 446 (1850).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melinis longiseta (A.Rich.) Zizka, Biblioth. Bot. 38: 73 (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:

Saccharum longisetum (A.Rich.) Walp., Ann. Bot. Syst. 3: 793 (1853).

Panicum macrotrichum Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 92 (1854), nom. illeg.

Rhynchelythrum longisetum (A.Rich.) Stapf & C.E.Hubb. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 902 (1930).

Melinis longiseta (A.Rich.) Zizka, Biblioth. Bot. 38: 73 (1988).

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