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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Vilfa stellata (Willd.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 16 (1812).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 85 (1805).
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:

* Agrostis stellata Willd., Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 1: 376 (1797).

Cynodon stellatus (Willd.) Willd., Enum. Pl.: 90 (1809).

Cynodon dactylon var. stellatus (Willd.) Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 463 (1840).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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