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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa prostrata Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 157 (1816).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Distichlis spicata (L.) Greene, Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 2: 415 (1887).
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:

Megastachya prostrata (Kunth) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 590 (1817).

Uniola prostrata (Kunth) Trin., Bull. Sci. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 1: 68 (1836).

Distichlis prostrata (Kunth) É.Desv. in C.Gay, Fl. Chil. 6: 398 (1854).

Brizopyrum prostratum (Kunth) Benth. ex E.Fourn., Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 15: 474 (1876).

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