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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Agrostis aenea (Trin.) Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math., Seconde Pt. Sci. Nat. 6(2): 332 (1845), nom. illeg.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Agrostis exarata Trin., Gram. Unifl. Sesquifl.: 205 (1824).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

* Agrostis canina var. aenea Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 2: 170 (1832).

Agrostis exarata var. aenea (Trin.) Griseb. in C.F.von Ledebour, Fl. Ross. 4: 441 (1852).

Agrostis alaskana Hultén, Fl. Aleutian Isl.: 71 (1937).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova