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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Aira pulchra (Nees & Meyen) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 220 (1854).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. cespitosa.
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:

* Deschampsia pulchra Nees & Meyen in C.G.D.Nees von Esenbeck, Gramineae: 24 (1841).

Deschampsia cespitosa var. pulchra (Nees & Meyen) Nicora, Darwiniana 18: 101 (1973).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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