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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa divaricata Gouan, Ill. Observ. Bot.: 4 (1773).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sphenopus divaricatus (Gouan) Rchb., Fl. Germ. Excurs.: 45 (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:

Sclerochloa divaricata (Gouan) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 98 (1812).

Sphenopus gouanii Trin., Fund. Agrost.: 135 (1820), nom. superfl.

Diarrhena divaricata (Gouan) Raspail, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 5: 447 (1825).

Sphenopus divaricatus (Gouan) Rchb., Fl. Germ. Excurs.: 45 (1830).

Glyceria sphenopus Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 287 (1854).

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