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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira laxa Rich., Actes Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 1: 106 (1792).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Orthoclada laxa (Rich.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 69 (1812).
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:

Panicum rariflorum Lam., Encycl. 4: 746 (1798), nom. superfl.

Orthoclada laxa (Rich.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 69 (1812).

Orthoclada rariflora P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 70 (1812), nom. superfl.

Poa rariflora Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 570 (1817).

Poa subumbellata Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 570 (1817), nom. superfl.

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