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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Agrostis lateriflora var. filiformis Torr., Fl. N. Middle United States 1: 86 (1823).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Muhlenbergia mexicana (L.) Trin., Gram. Unifl. Sesquifl.: 189 (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 filiformis Willd., Enum. Pl.: 95 (1809), nom. illeg.

Agrostis foliosa Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 373 (1817).

Trichochloa foliosa (Roem. & Schult.) Trin., Fund. Agrost.: 117 (1820).

Cinna filiformis Link, Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 1: 70 (1821), nom. superfl.

Muhlenbergia foliosa (Roem. & Schult.) Trin., Gram. Unifl. Sesquifl.: 190 (1824).

Podosemum foliosum (Roem. & Schult.) Link, Hort. Berol. 1: 83 (1827).

Muhlenbergia mexicana var. filiformis (Torr.) Vasey, Grass. U.S.: 23 (1883).

Muhlenbergia ambigua var. filiformis (Torr.) Farw., Rep. (Annual) Michigan Acad. Sci. 20: 168 (1919).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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