⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-428104, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Brachiaria distachya (L.) Stapf.
The record derives from WCSP which reports it as a synonym (record 428104) with original publication details: Mant. Pl. 2: 138 1771.