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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Festuca memphitica (Spreng.) Boiss. ex Coss., Notes Pl. Crit.: 183 (1852).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cutandia memphitica (Spreng.) 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:

* Dactylis memphitica Spreng., Bot. Gart. Halle, Nachtr. 1: 20 (1801).

Scleropoa memphitica (Spreng.) Parl., Fl. Ital. 1: 470 (1850).

Festuca divaricata var. memphitica (Spreng.) Coss. & Durieu in M.C.Durieu de Maisonneuve, Expl. Sci. Algérie 2: 184 (1855).

Cutandia scleropoides Willk., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 18: 130 (1860), nom. superfl.

Sclerochloa memphitica (Spreng.) Nyman, Syll. Fl. Eur., Suppl.: 74 (1865).

Cutandia memphitica (Spreng.) Benth., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 118 (1881).

Cutandia dichotoma var. memphitica (Spreng.) Maire & Weiller, Fl. Afrique N. 3: 38 (1955).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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