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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa mucronulata Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 114 (1829), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Megastachya mucronata (Poir.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 74 (1812).
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:

* Poa mucronata Poir. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl. 5: 91 (1804).

Megastachya mucronata (Poir.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 74 (1812).

Eragrostis mucronata (Poir.) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 577 (1817).

Calotheca mucronata (Poir.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 348 (1825).

Eragrostis beninensis Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 562 (1840), nom. superfl.

Eragrostis owariensis Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 269 (1854), nom. superfl.

Centotheca mucronata (Poir.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 765 (1891).

Eragrostis palisotii T.Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 887 (1894), nom. superfl.

Centotheca owariensis Hack., Mém. Couronnés Autres Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Belgique 53: 333 (1896).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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