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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira varia Jacq., Hort. Bot. Vindob. 1: 15 (1770).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sesleria caerulea (L.) Ard., Animadv. Bot. Spec. Alt.: 18 (1764).
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:

* Cynosurus caeruleus L., Sp. Pl.: 72 (1753).

Sesleria caerulea (L.) Ard., Animadv. Bot. Spec. Alt.: 18 (1764).

Cynosurus sesleria Schrank, Baier. Fl. 1: 350 (1789), nom. superfl.

Diptychum caeruleum (L.) Dulac, Fl. Hautes-Pyrénées: 82 (1867).

Sesleria varia (Jacq.) Wettst., Verh. K. K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 38: 357, 557 (1888), nom. superfl.

Sesleria caerulea subsp. varia (Jacq.) Kneuck., Allg. Bot. Z. Syst. 7: 71 (1901), not validly publ.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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