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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Axonopus pellitus (Nees ex Trin.) Hitchc. & Chase, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 18: 301 (1917).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Axonopus siccus (Nees) Kuhlm., Relat. Commiss. Linhas Telegr. Estratég. Matto Grosso Amazonas 5(11): 87 (1922).
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:

* Paspalum pellitum Nees ex Trin., Gram. Panic.: 89 (1826).

Paspalum barbatum var. pellitum (Nees ex Trin.) Döll in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(2): 108 (1877).

Anastrophus pellitus (Nees ex Trin.) Schltdl. ex B.D.Jacks., Index Kew. 1: 118 (1893).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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