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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Poa brizoides L.f., Suppl. Pl.: 110 (1782).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Eragrostis capensis (Thunb.) Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1: 400 (1830).
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:

Megastachya brizoides (L.f.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 74 (1812).

Cynodon brizoides (L.f.) Raspail, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 5: 302 (1825).

Eragrostis brizoides (L.f.) Nees, Linnaea 7: 328 (1832), nom. illeg.

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