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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Paspalum ovatum var. grandiflorum Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 43 (1829).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Paspalum dilatatum Poir. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl. 5: 35 (1804).
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 platense Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 247 (1824).

Paspalum ovatum Nees ex Trin., Gram. Panic.: 113 (1826), nom. superfl.

Panicum platense (Spreng.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 363 (1898).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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