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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Aira mollis (L.) Schreb., Spic. Fl. Lips.: 51 (1771).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Holcus mollis L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 1305 (1759).
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:

* Holcus mollis L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 1305 (1759).

Aira holcus-mollis Vill., Hist. Pl. Dauphiné 2: 88 (1787), nom. superfl.

Avena sylvatica Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 24 (1796), nom. superfl.

Avena mollis (L.) Koeler, Descr. Gramin.: 300 (1802), nom. illeg.

Notholcus mollis (L.) Hitchc., Amer. J. Bot. 2: 304 (1915).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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