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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa madagascariensis Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1: 185 (1791).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Megastachya madagascariensis (Lam.) Chase in M.A.Chase & C.D.Niles, Index Grass Sp. 3: 146 (1962).
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 madagascariensis (Lam.) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 272 (1854).

Centotheca madagascariensis (Lam.) Hack. ex Scott Elliot, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 29: 66 (1891).

Megastachya madagascariensis (Lam.) Chase in M.A.Chase & C.D.Niles, Index Grass Sp. 3: 146 (1962).

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