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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Brizopyrum thalassicum (Kunth) Nees, Gramineae: 29 (1841).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Distichlis spicata (L.) Greene, Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 2: 415 (1887).
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:

* Poa thalassica Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 157 (1816).

Megastachya thalassica (Kunth) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 590 (1817).

Uniola thalassica (Kunth) Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1: 359 (1830).

Distichlis spicata var. thalassica (Kunth) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(3): 350 (1898).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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