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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Agrostis praecox (L.) Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 24 (1796).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Aira praecox L., Sp. Pl.: 65 (1753), nom. cons.
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:

* Aira praecox L., Sp. Pl.: 65 (1753), nom. cons.

Avena praecox (L.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 89 (1812).

Trisetum praecox (L.) Dumort., Observ. Gramin. Belg.: 122 (1824).

Airopsis praecox (L.) Fr., Novit. Fl. Suec. Mant. 3: 180 (1843).

Caryophyllea praecox (L.) Opiz, Seznam: 27 (1852).

Fussia praecox (L.) Schur, Enum. Pl. Transsilv.: 754 (1866).

Avena caryophyllea praecox (L.) Kuntze, Taschen-Fl. Leipzig: 45 (1867).

Airella praecox (L.) Dumort., Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 7: 68 (1868).

Salmasia praecox (L.) Bubani, Fl. Pyren. 4: 316 (1901).

Aspris praecox (L.) Nash in N.L.Britton & A.Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2, 1: 215 (1913).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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