Skip to main content

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Paspalum digitaria Poir. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl., Suppl. 4: 316 (1816).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Paspalum distichum L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 855 (1759).
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:

Panicum digitaria (Poir.) Latirr., Ami des Champs: 339 (1825).

Paspalum distichum var. digitaria (Poir.) Hack., Anales Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 13: 424 (1906).

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