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Taxon: Melica latifolia Roxb. ex Hornem.

Synonym of Thysanolaena latifolia (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Honda

Genus: Melica
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Meliceae
Nomen number: 410640
Place of publication: Suppl. hort. bot. hafn. 117. 1819 (W. Roxburgh, Fl. ind. 1:328. 1820)
Link to protologue:
Comment: published one year earlier than Roxburgh, but based on same type
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Mabberley, D. J. 1984. Pallas's buckthorn and two and a half centuries of neglected binomials. Taxon 33:437.

Check other web resources for Melica latifolia Roxb. ex Hornem. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=410640. Accessed 2 April 2020.