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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Aira atropurpurea Wahlenb., Fl. Lapp.: 37 (1812).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Vahlodea atropurpurea (Wahlenb.) Fr., Bot. Not. 1842: 178 (1842).
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:

Holcus atropurpureus (Wahlenb.) Wahlenb. in J.W.Palmstruch, Sv. Bot. 10: t. 687 (1826).

Avena atropurpurea (Wahlenb.) Link, Hort. Berol. 1: 119 (1827).

Vahlodea atropurpurea (Wahlenb.) Fr., Bot. Not. 1842: 178 (1842).

Deschampsia atropurpurea (Wahlenb.) Scheele, Flora 27: 56 (1844).

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