The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Melica

The genus Melica is in the family Poaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Melica

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Melica altissima L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica amethystina Pourr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica animarum Muj.-Sall. & M.Marchi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica argentata É.Desv. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica argyrea Hack. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica aristata Thurb. ex Bol. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica arzivencoi Valls & Barcellos Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica × aschersonii M.Schulze Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica benedictoi Pau ex Zapater Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica bocquetii Talavera Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica bonariensis Parodi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica brasiliana Ard. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica brevicoronata Roseng. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica bulbosa Porter & J.M.Coult. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica caerulea Lam. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica californica Scribn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica canariensis W.Hempel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica capillaris Sol. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica caricina d'Urv. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica cepacea (Phil.) Scribn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica × ceretana Sennen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica chilensis J.Presl Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica ciliata L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica commersonii Nees ex Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica cupanii Guss. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica × curtisetosa (Scribn.) R.W.Pohl Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica debilis Bergeret Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica decipiens Caro Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica dendroides Lehm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica duthieana Hack. ex Papp Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melica eligulata Boiss. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica eremophila Torres Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica exasperata Roem. & Schult. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica festucoides Willd. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica frutescens Scribn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica fugax Bol. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica geyeri Munro ex Bol. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica glabrescens (Torres) Torres Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica grandiflora Koidz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica harfordii Bol. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica hitchcockii B.Boivin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica hunzikeri Nicora Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica hyalina Döll Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica imperfecta Trin. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica kozlovii Tzvelev Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica lanuginosa Desf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica lilloi Bech. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica longiflora Steud. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica longiligulata Z.L.Wu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica macra Nees Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica minor Hack. ex Boiss. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica minuta L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica mollis Phil. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica montana Lam. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica montezumae Piper Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica mutica Walter Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica nitens (Scribn.) Nutt. ex Piper Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica nutans L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica onoei Franch. & Sav. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica pappiana W.Hempel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica parodiana Torres Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica patagonica Parodi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica paulsenii Phil. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica penicillaris Boiss. & Bal. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica persica Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica philippinensis Llanos Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melica picta K.Koch Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica planifolia Papp Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melica poecilantha É.Desv. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica porteri Scribn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica przewalskyi Roshev. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica racemosa Thunb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica radula Franch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica rectiflora Boiss. & Heldr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica rigida Cav. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica riograndensis Longhi-Wagner & Valls Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica sarmentosa Nees Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica scaberrima (Steud.) Hook.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica scabra Kunth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica scabrosa Trin. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica scandens Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica schafkatii Bondarenko Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica schuetzeana W.Hempel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica secunda Regel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica serrana Muj.-Sall. & M.Marchi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica smithii (Porter) Vasey Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica spartinoides L.B.Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica spectabilis Scribn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica stricta Bol. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica stuckertii Hack. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica subflava Z.L.Wu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica subulata (Griseb.) Scribn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica tangutorum Tzvelev Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica taylorii W.Hempel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica teneriffae Hack. ex Christ Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica tenuis Arechav. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica × thuringiaca Rauschert Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica tibetica Roshev. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica torreyana Scribn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica transsilvanica Schur Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica turczaninowiana Ohwi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica uniflora Retz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica violacea Cav. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica virgata Turcz. ex Trin. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica × weinii W.Hempel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melica yajiangensis Z.L.Wu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 289 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Melica. Of these 92 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 229 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Melica. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 289 species names for the genus Melica recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 92 31.8%
Synonym 182 63.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 15 5.2%

All names

The status of the 518 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Melica recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 92 17.8%
Synonym 411 79.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 15 2.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 289 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Melica, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 92 181 0 0 273 94.5%
Medium confidence 0 1 0 0 1 0.3%
Low confidence 0 0 0 15 15 5.2%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Melica is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 1 0 3 0 4 1.4%
WCSP 92 181 0 12 0 285 98.6%