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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Helictotrichon alpinum (Roem. & Schult.) Henrard, Blumea 3: 431 (1940).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Helictochloa pratensis subsp. pratensis.
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:

* Trisetum alpinum Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 663 (1817).

Avena pratensis var. alpina (Roem. & Schult.) Bab., Man. Brit. Bot., ed. 6: 410 (1867), nom. illeg.

Avenastrum alpinum (Roem. & Schult.) Fritsch, Excursionsfl. Oesterreich: 53 (1897).

Avenochloa alpina (Roem. & Schult.) Holub, Acta Horti Bot. Prag. 1962: 83 (1962).

Avenula alpina (Roem. & Schult.) W.Sauer & Chmel., Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 12: 569 (1976).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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