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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Paspalum velutinum (DC.) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 27 (1829).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Digitaria leucites (Trin.) Henrard, Meded. Rijks-Herb. 61: 6 (1930).
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:

* Milium velutinum DC., Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp.: 126 (1813).

Panicum leucites Trin., Gram. Panic.: 85 (1826).

Agrostis velutina (DC.) Poir. ex Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 43 (1840).

Syntherisma velutina (DC.) Chase, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 19: 191 (1906).

Digitaria velutina (DC.) Hitchc., Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 40: 84 (1927), nom. illeg.

Digitaria leucites (Trin.) Henrard, Meded. Rijks-Herb. 61: 6 (1930).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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