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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Aira capillaris var. ambigua Asch., Fl. Brandenburg 1: 831 (1864).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Aira elegans Willd. ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 682 (1817).
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 ambigua De Not., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 5: 365 (1846), nom. illeg.

Aira notarisiana Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 221 (1854).

Aira capillaris subsp. ambigua (Asch.) Arcang., Comp. Fl. Ital.: 775 (1882).

Aira elegans subsp. notarisiana (Steud.) Soják, Sborn. Nár. Mus. v Praze, Rada B, Prír. Vedy 4: 137 (1963).

Aira elegans subsp. ambigua (Asch.) Holub, Preslia 36: 251 (1964).

Aira elegantissima subsp. ambigua (Asch.) Dogan, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 40: 509 (1983).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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