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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira sicula Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 277 (1824).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Holcus gayanus Boiss., Voy. Bot. Espagne 2: 637 (1844).
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:

* Hierochloe parviflora C.Presl, Cyper. Gramin. Sicul.: 27 (1820).

Holcus tenuis Trin. in K.P.J.Sprengel, Neue Entd. 2: 75 (1821).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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