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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa alternans (Nees) Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 2: 358 (1841).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Tribolium alternans (Nees) Renvoize, Kew Bull. 40: 798 (1985).
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:

* Brizopyrum alternans Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 369 (1841).

Desmazeria alternans (Nees) T.Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 900 (1894).

Plagiochloa alternans (Nees) Adamson & Sprague, J. S. African Bot. 7: 91 (1941).

Tribolium alternans (Nees) Renvoize, Kew Bull. 40: 798 (1985).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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