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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Paspalum distichum subsp. vaginatum (Sw.) Maire, Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 32: 217 (1941).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Paspalum vaginatum Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 21 (1788).
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 vaginatum Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 21 (1788).

Panicum vaginatum (Sw.) Godr. in J.C.M.Grenier & G.Godron, Fl. France 3: 462 (1856), nom. illeg.

Digitaria vaginata (Sw.) Philippe, Fl. Pyren. 2: 415 (1859).

Paspalum distichum var. vaginatum (Sw.) Griseb., Fl. Brit. W. I.: 541 (1864).

Sanguinaria vaginata (Sw.) Bubani, Fl. Pyren. 4: 258 (1901).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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