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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira pensylvanica Spreng., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersbourg Hist. Acad. 2: 299 (1808).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sphenopholis nitida (Biehler) Scribn., Rhodora 8: 144 (1906).
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 pensylvanica (Spreng.) DC., Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp.: 117 (1813).

Trisetum pensylvanicum (Spreng.) Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1: 66 (1830), nom. illeg.

Glyceria pensylvanica (Spreng.) Heynh., Nom. Bot. Hort.: 361 (1840).

Reboulea pensylvanica (Spreng.) A.Gray, Manual: 591 (1848).

Eatonia pensylvanica (Spreng.) Shafer, Annuaire Conserv. Jard. Bot. Genève 1: 120 (1901).

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