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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Arrhenatherum compactum (Boiss. & Heldr.) Potztal, Willdenowia 4: 399 (1968).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Danthoniastrum compactum (Boiss. & Heldr.) Holub, Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 5: 436 (1970).
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:

* Avena compacta Boiss. & Heldr. in P.E.Boissier, Diagn. Pl. Orient. 7: 122 (1846).

Avenastrum compactum (Boiss. & Heldr.) Halácsy, Consp. Fl. Graec. 3: 370 (1904).

Helictotrichon compactum (Boiss. & Heldr.) Henrard, Blumea 3: 430 (1940).

Danthoniastrum compactum (Boiss. & Heldr.) Holub, Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 5: 436 (1970).

Metcalfia compacta (Boiss. & Heldr.) Clayton, Kew Bull. 40: 728 (1985).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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