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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira cristata L., Sp. Pl.: 63 (1753).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Koeleria macrantha subsp. macrantha.
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:

Poa cristata (L.) L., Syst. Nat. ed. 12, 2: 94 (1767).

Festuca cristata (L.) Vill., Hist. Pl. Dauphiné 1: 250 (1786), nom. illeg.

Dactylis cristata (L.) M.Bieb., Fl. Taur.-Caucas. 1: 67 (1808).

Airochloa cristata (L.) Link, Hort. Berol. 1: 127 (1827).

Airochloa parviflora Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 425 (1841).

Koeleria cristata var. viridula Döll, Rhein. Fl.: 95 (1843), not validly publ.

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