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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Tricholaena tonsa Nees, Index Seminum (WROCL, Wratislaviensi) 1835: 3 (1836).

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:

Monachyron tonsum (Nees) Parl., Fl. Ital. 1: 131 (1850).

Panicum tonsum (Nees) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 92 (1854).

Rhynchelythrum tonsum (Nees) Lanza & Mattei, Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo 9: 49 (1910).

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