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Taxon: Coix barbata Roxb.

Synonym of Chionachne gigantea (J. Koenig) Veldkamp

Genus: Coix
Family: Poaceae alt. Gramineae
Nomen number: 11125
Place of publication: Fl. ind. ed. 1832, 3:569. 1832
Name verified on: 20-Oct-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Oct-2006
No species priority site assigned.



  • Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. [= Chionachne koenigii (Spreng.) Thwaites].
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. [= Chionachne koenigii (Spreng.) Thwaites].
  • Jannick, T. A. & J. F. Veldkamp. 2002. Revision of Chionachninae (Gramineae: Andropogoneae). Blumea 47:559.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan. [= Chionachne koenigii (Spreng.) Thwaites].

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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