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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Festuca gigantea (L.) Vill., Hist. Pl. Dauphiné 2: 110 (1787).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Lolium giganteum (L.) Darbysh., Novon 3: 241 (1993).
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:

* Bromus giganteus L., Sp. Pl.: 77 (1753).

Avena gigantea (L.) Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 23 (1796).

Zerna gigantea (L.) Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 116 (1821 publ. 1822).

Drymonaetes giganteus (L.) Fourr., Ann. Soc. Linn. Lyon, n.s., 17: 187 (1869).

Forasaccus giganteus (L.) Bubani, Fl. Pyren. 4: 383 (1901).

Lolium giganteum (L.) Darbysh., Novon 3: 241 (1993).

Schedonorus giganteus (L.) Holub, Preslia 70: 113 (1998).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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