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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Tricholaena villosa (Parl.) T.Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 770 (1894).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Melinis repens subsp. grandiflora (Hochst.) Zizka, Biblioth. Bot. 38: 60 (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:

* Monachyron villosum Parl. ex Hook., Niger Fl.: 191 (1849).

Tricholaena monachyron Oliv., Hooker's Icon. Pl. 25: t. 2374 (1895), nom. superfl.

Melinis villosa (Parl.) Hack., Oesterr. Bot. Z. 51: 464 (1901).

Rhynchelythrum villosum (Parl.) Chiov., Annuario Reale Ist. Bot. Roma 8: 310 (1908 publ. 1907).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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