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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Agrostis alba subsp. gigantea (Roth) Arcang., Comp. Fl. Ital.: 768 (1882).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Agrostis gigantea Roth, Tent. Fl. Germ. 1: 31 (1788).
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 gigantea Roth, Tent. Fl. Germ. 1: 31 (1788).

Agrostis vinealis var. gigantea (Roth) Willd., Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 1: 369 (1797).

Vilfa gigantea (Roth) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 16 (1812).

Agrostis alba var. gigantea (Roth) Lej., Rev. Fl. Spa: 15 (1825).

Agrostis alba var. patula Klett & Richt., Fl. Leipzig: 71 (1830), nom. illeg.

Agrostis stolonifera var. gigantea (Roth) W.D.J.Koch, Syn. Fl. Germ. Helv.: 781 (1837).

Agrostis stolonifera var. rothii Heuff., Enum. Pl. Banat.: 226 (1856), nom. superfl.

Agrostis signata var. gigantea (Roth) Schur, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 9: 48 (1859).

Agrostis stolonifera subsp. gigantea (Roth) Beldie, Fl. Republ. Socialist. Romānia 12: 152 (1972).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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