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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Tricholaena repens (Willd.) Hitchc., Misc. Publ. U.S.D.A. 243: 331 (1936).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka, Biblioth. Bot. 38: 55 (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 repens Willd., Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 1: 322 (1797).

Erianthus repens (Willd.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 14 (1812).

Rhynchelythrum repens (Willd.) C.E.Hubb., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1934: 110 (1934).

Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka, Biblioth. Bot. 38: 55 (1988).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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