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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa latifolia (Osbeck) G.Forst., Fl. Ins. Austr.: 8 (1786).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Centotheca lappacea (L.) Desv., Nouv. Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 2: 189 (1810).
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:

* Holcus latifolius Osbeck, Dagb. Ostind. Resa: 247 (1757).

Torresia latifolia (Osbeck) P.Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 515 (1817).

Andropogon latifolius (Osbeck) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 166 (1829), nom. illeg.

Hierochloe latifolia (Osbeck) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 21 (1829).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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