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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira caryophyllea var. capillaris (Mert. & W.D.J.Koch) Vis., Fl. Dalmat. 1: 68 (1842).

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:

* Avena capillaris Mert. & W.D.J.Koch in J.C.Röhling, Deutschl. Fl., ed. 3, 1: 577 (1823).

Airopsis setacea Fr., Novit. Fl. Suec. Mant. 3: 180 (1843), nom. superfl.

Airopsis capillaris (Mert. & W.D.J.Koch) Schur, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 9: 328 (1859).

Fussia capillaris (Mert. & W.D.J.Koch) Schur, Enum. Pl. Transsilv.: 754 (1866).

Airella capillaris (Mert. & W.D.J.Koch) Dumort., Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 7: 68 (1868).

Aspris capillaris (Mert. & W.D.J.Koch) Hitchc., Bull. U.S.D.A. 772: 116 (1920).

Aira elegantissima subsp. hosteana Holub, Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 8: 176 (1973).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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