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L Brachiaria distachya var. brevifolia (Wight & Arn. ex Hook. f.) E.G. Camus & A. Camus is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Brachiaria distachya (L.) Stapf in the genus Brachiaria (family Poaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 25560859) with original publication details: Fl. Indo-Chine 7: 437 1922.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Panicum distachyum var. brevifolium Wight & Arn. ex Hook. f. Synonym L TRO

The species Brachiaria distachya (L.) Stapf has a further 3 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-25560859, and has not been changed.