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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Echinochloa crus-galli var. microstachya (Wiegand) Shinners, Rhodora 56: 34 (1954).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Echinochloa muricata (P.Beauv.) Fernald, Rhodora 17: 106 (1915).
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:

* Echinochloa muricata var. microstachya Wiegand, Rhodora 23: 58 (1921).

Echinochloa microstachya (Wiegand) Rydb., Brittonia 1: 82 (1931).

Echinochloa pungens var. microstachya (Wiegand) Fernald & Griscom, Rhodora 37: 137 (1935).

Echinochloa muricata subsp. microstachya (Wiegand) Jauzein, Monde Pl. 88: 3 (1993).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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