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H Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Desmostachya (family Poaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 407869) with original publication details: Fl. Cap. 7: 632 1900.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Briza bipinnata L. Synonym H WCSP
Cynosurus durus Forssk. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Dactylis interrupta Rottler ex Stapf [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Desmostachya cynosuroides (Retz.) Stapf ex Massey Synonym H WCSP
Desmostachya cynosuroides (Retz.) Haines Synonym M TRO
Desmostachya pingalaiae Raole & R.J.Desai Synonym H WCSP
Desmostachys bipinnata (L.) Stapf Synonym M TRO
Dinebra dura (L.) Lag. Synonym H WCSP
Eragrostis bipinnata (L.) K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Eragrostis cynosuroides (Retz.) P.Beauv. Synonym H WCSP
Eragrostis thunbergii Baill. Synonym H WCSP
Leptochloa bipinnata (L.) Hochst. Synonym H WCSP
Megastachya bipinnata (L.) P.Beauv. Synonym H WCSP
Poa cynosuroides Retz. Synonym H WCSP
Pogonarthria bipinnata (L.) Chiov. Synonym H WCSP
Rabdochloa bipinnata (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Stapfiola bipinnata (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Uniola bipinnata (L.) L. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-407869.

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