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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira altissima Lam., Fl. Franç. 3: 581 (1779).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. cespitosa.
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 cespitosa var. pallescens Döll, Rhein. Fl.: 105 (1843).

Avena cespitosa altissima (Lam.) Kuntze, Taschen-Fl. Leipzig: 45 (1867).

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