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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Brachypodium divaricatum (Desf.) C.Presl, Cyper. Gramin. Sicul.: 40 (1820).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cutandia divaricata (Desf.) Benth., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 118 (1881).
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:

* Festuca divaricata Desf., Fl. Atlant. 1: 89 (1798).

Schedonorus divaricatus (Desf.) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 703 (1817).

Sclerochloa articulata Link, Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 1: 90 (1821), nom. superfl.

Diarrhena festucoides Raspail, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 5: 447 (1825).

Sclerochloa divaricata (Desf.) Link, Hort. Berol. 2: 273 (1833), nom. illeg.

Scleropoa divaricata (Desf.) Parl., Fl. Ital. 1: 470 (1850).

Cutandia divaricata (Desf.) Benth., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 118 (1881).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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