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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira latifolia Hook., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 243 (1840).

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:

Deschampsia hookeriana Scribn., Bot. Gaz. 11: 97 (1886).

Deschampsia atropurpurea var. latifolia (Hook.) Scribn. ex Macoun, Cat. Canad. Pl. 2(4): 209 (1888).

Vahlodea latifolia (Hook.) HultÚn, Fl. Aleutian Isl.: 83 (1937).

Vahlodea atropurpurea subsp. latifolia (Hook.) A.E.Porsild, Bull. Natl. Mus. Canada 121: 86 (1951).

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