African Plant Database

Melica ovalis Nees
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill. 1: 417 (1841)
Information on the genus : Melica
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Melica racemosa Thunb.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Melica racemosa Thunb. (1794)
=Melica bolusii Stapf (1898)
=Melica brevifolia Stapf (1910)
=*Melica decumbens auct. sensu Gordon-Gray, non Thunb.
=Melica pumila Stapf (1898)
=Melica caffrorum Schrad. (1821)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 14[1]: 41 (1982).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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