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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira macrantha Ledeb., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersbourg Hist. Acad. 5: 515 (1812).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult., Mant. 2: 345 (1824).
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:

Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult., Mant. 2: 345 (1824).

Koeleria cristata var. macrantha (Ledeb.) Griseb. in C.F.von Ledebour, Fl. Ross. 4: 402 (1852).

Koeleria cristata subsp. macrantha (Ledeb.) Rothm., Excurs. Deutschl. 4: 34 (1963).

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