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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Festuca pratensis Huds., Fl. Angl.: 37 (1762).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Lolium pratense (Huds.) Darbysh., Novon 3: 242 (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:

Festuca fluitans var. pratensis (Huds.) Huds., Fl. Angl., ed. 2: 47 (1778).

Poa elatior var. pratensis (Huds.) Mérat, Nouv. Fl. Env. Paris: 39 (1812).

Schedonorus pratensis (Huds.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 99 (1812).

Tragus pratensis (Huds.) Panz., Ideen Rev. Gräser: 49 (1813).

Bromus pratensis (Huds.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 359 (1824), nom. illeg.

Bucetum pratense (Huds.) Parn., Grass. Scotland: 105 (1842).

Festuca elatior var. pratensis (Huds.) A.Gray, Manual, ed. 5: 634 (1867).

Festuca elatior subsp. pratensis (Huds.) Hack., Monogr. Festuc. Eur.: 150 (1882).

Lolium pratense (Huds.) Darbysh., Novon 3: 242 (1993).

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