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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Tricholaena sphacelata Benth. in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 559 (1849).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melinis repens subsp. repens.
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 sphacelatum (Benth.) Walp., Ann. Bot. Syst. 3: 793 (1853).

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

Tricholaena rosea var. sphacelata (Benth.) A.Chev., Études Fl. Afr. Centr. Franç. 1: 366 (1913).

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