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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira magellanica Hook.f., Fl. Antarct.: 376 (1846).

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:

Aira atropurpurea var. magellanica (Hook.f.) Skottsb., Kongl. Svenska Vetensk. Acad. Handl., n.s., 56(5): 174 (1916).

Vahlodea magellanica (Hook.f.) Tzvelev, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 22: 68 (1963).

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