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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

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

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:

* Tricholaena rosea Nees, Index Seminum (WROCL, Wratislaviensi) 1835: [3] (1836).

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

Panicum teneriffae var. roseum (Nees) F.M.Bailey, Queensl. Grasses: 22 (1888).

Melinis rosea (Nees) Hack., Oesterr. Bot. Z. 51: 464 (1901).

Rhynchelythrum roseum (Nees) Stapf & C.E.Hubb. ex Bews, World's Grasses: 223 (1929).

Rhynchelythrum repens var. roseum (Nees) Chiov., Miss. Biol. Borana, Racc. Bot., Angiosp.-Gymnosp.: 275 (1939).

Tricholaena repens var. rosea (Nees) Alberts., Bull. Imp. Bur. Pastures Forage Crops 37: 10 (1947).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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