African Plant Database

Melica decumbens auct.
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Melica
Statuts nomenclatural : missapplied name
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Melica racemosa Thunb. (sensu Gordon-Gray, non Thunb.)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Melica racemosa Thunb. (1794)
=Melica bolusii Stapf (1898)
=Melica brevifolia Stapf (1910)
=Melica ovalis Nees (1841)
=Melica pumila Stapf (1898)
=Melica caffrorum Schrad. (1821)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 14[1]: 41 (1982).
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Record n°52288
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