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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Aira latifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 219 (1854), nom. illeg.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. cespitosa.
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 latifolia Hochst. ex A.Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 413 (1851).

Deschampsia cespitosa var. latifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Hook.f., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 229 (1864).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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