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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Merostachys capitata Hook., Hooker's Icon. Pl. 3: t. 274 (1840).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Athroostachys capitata (Hook.) Benth. in G.Bentham & J.D.Hooker, Gen. Pl. 3: 1209 (1883).
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:

Athroostachys capitata (Hook.) Benth. in G.Bentham & J.D.Hooker, Gen. Pl. 3: 1209 (1883).

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