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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Paspalum tristachyum Leconte, J. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. Arts 91: 285 (1820), nom. illeg.

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:

Digitaria tristachya Schult., Mant. 2: 261 (1824).

Paspalum distichum var. tristachyum (Schult.) Alph.Wood, Class-book Bot.: 783 (1861).

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