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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Paspalum brevifolium Flüggé, Gram. Monogr., Paspalum: 150 (1810), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Digitaria longiflora (Retz.) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 85 (1805).
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 longiflorum Retz., Observ. Bot. 4: 15 (1786).

Panicum longiflorum (Retz.) J.F.Gmel., Syst. Nat. ed. 13[bis]: 158 (1791).

Digitaria longiflora (Retz.) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 85 (1805).

Panicum parvulum Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math., Seconde Pt. Sci. Nat. 3(2): 205 (1834), nom. superfl.

Panicum pseudodurva var. minus Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 21 (1841).

Syntherisma longiflora (Retz.) Skeels, Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 261: 30 (1912).

Digitaria longiflora var. prorepens Henrard, Monogr. Digitaria: 824, 881 (1950), not validly publ.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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