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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. alpina (L.) Tzvelev, Fl. Severo-Vostoka Evropeiskoi Chasti SSSR 1: 141 (1974), nom. illeg.

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:

* Aira alpina L., Sp. Pl.: 65 (1753).

Deschampsia alpina (L.) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 686 (1817).

Avena alpina (L.) Trin., Fund. Agrost.: 157 (1820), nom. illeg.

Aira major subsp. alpina (L.) Syme in J.E.Smith, Engl. Bot., ed. 3, 11: 65 (1873).

Aira cespitosa subsp. alpina (L.) Hook.f., Student. Fl. Brit. Isl., ed. 3: 437 (1884), nom. illeg.

Erioblastus flexuosus Honda ex Nakai, Rep. Veg. Daisetsusan: 58, 73 (1930), nom. superfl.

Vahlodea flexuosa Ohwi, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 2: 33 (1933), nom. superfl.


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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