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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira plesiantha Jord. ex Boreau, Fl. Centre France, ed. 3, 2: 701 (1840).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Aira caryophyllea L., Sp. Pl.: 66 (1753).
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 caryophyllea subsp. plesiantha (Jord. ex Boreau) K.Richt., Pl. Eur. 1: 53 (1890).

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