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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Paspalum furcatum var. filiforme (L.) Döll in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(2): 104 (1877).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Digitaria filiformis (L.) Koeler, Descr. Gramin.: 26 (1802).
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 filiforme L., Sp. Pl.: 57 (1753).

Digitaria filiformis (L.) Koeler, Descr. Gramin.: 26 (1802).

Paspalum filiforme (L.) Flüggé, Gram. Monogr., Paspalum: 139 (1810), nom. illeg.

Syntherisma filiformis (L.) Nash, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22: 420 (1895).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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