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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira brasiliensis Raddi, Agrostogr. Bras.: 36 (1823).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Eragrostis airoides Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 509 (1829).
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:

Eragrostis airoides Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 509 (1829).

Poa airoides (Nees) Kunth, Enum. Pl. 1: 360 (1833), nom. illeg.

Sporobolus brasiliensis (Raddi) Hack., Bull. Herb. Boissier, sÚr. 2, 4: 278 (1904).

Agrosticula brasiliensis (Raddi) Herter, Revista Sudamer. Bot. 6: 145 (1940).

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