African Plant Database

Megastachya madagascariensis (Lam.) Chase
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Chase & Niles, Ind. Grass Sp. 3: 146 (1962)
Information on the genus : Megastachya
Basionym : Poa madagascariensis Lam.
Status for MA : rejected (endemic), is synonym of : Megastachya mucronata (Poir.) P. Beauv.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eragrostis madagascariensis (Lam.) Steud. (1854)
 Poa madagascariensis Lam. (1791)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Poa mucronata Poir.
=Centotheca mucronata (Poir.) Kuntze
=Megastachya mucronata (Poir.) P. Beauv. (1812)
=Centotheca latifolia Trin.
=Centotheca maxima Peter (1930)
=Centotheca owariensis Hack. (1864)
=Eragrostis beninensis Steud. (1840)
=Eragrostis jardinii Steud. (1854)
=Leersia disticha Benth. (1849)
=Eragrostis maxima Baker (1885)
=Megastachya maxima Bojer
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°208817 created 2009-08-19
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