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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Poa cynosuroides Retz., Observ. Bot. 4: 20 (1786).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 7: 632 (1900).
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:

Eragrostis cynosuroides (Retz.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 71 (1812).

Desmostachya cynosuroides (Retz.) Stapf ex Massey, Publ. Dept. Agric. For., Bot. Ser. 1: 43 (1926).

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