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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Megastachya eragrostis (L.) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 575, 584 (1817).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch., Mitt. Naturwiss. Vereins Univ. Wien 5: 110 (1907).
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:

* Briza eragrostis L., Sp. Pl.: 70 (1753).

Briza oblonga Moench, Methodus: 185 (1794), nom. superfl.

Poa megastachya Koeler, Descr. Gramin.: 181 (1802).

Poa eragrostis (L.) Brot., Fl. Lusit. 1: 103 (1804), nom. illeg.

Eragrostis major Host, Icon. Descr. Gram. Austriac. 4: t. 24 (1809), nom. superfl.

Megastachya oblonga P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 74 (1812), nom. superfl.

Eragrostis oblonga Baumg., Enum. Stirp. Transsilv. 3: 238 (1816), nom. illeg.

Poa oblonga Baumg., Enum. Stirp. Transsilv. 3: 238 (1816), nom. superfl.

Eragrostis megastachya (Koeler) Link, Hort. Berol. 1: 187 (1827).

Eragrostis vulgaris var. megastachya (Koeler) Coss. & Germ., Fl. Descr. Anal. Paris: 641 (1845).

Eragrostis pooides var. megastachya (Koeler) A.Gray, Manual, ed. 2: 563 (1856).

Eragrostis minor var. major Beck, Fl. Nieder-÷sterreich 1: 118 (1890).

Eragrostis eragrostis (L.) MacMill., Metasp. Minnesota Valley: 75 (1892), not validly publ.

Eragrostis minor var. megastycha (Koeler) Burtt Davy in W.L.Jepson, Fl. W. Calif.: 60 (1901).

Eragrostis vulgaris subsp. major (Beck) Rouy in G.Rouy & J.Foucaud, Fl. France 14: 462 (1913).

Eragrostis eragrostis var. megastachya (Koeler) Farw., Rep. (Annual) Michigan Acad. Sci. 17: 182 (1916), not validly publ.

Eragrostis vulgaris subsp. megastachya (Koeler) Douin in G.E.M.Bonnier, Fl. Ill. France 12: 32 (1934).

Eragrostis cilianensis var. major (Beck) Maire in ….Jahandiez & al., Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 935 (1941).

Eragrostis cilianensis subsp. major (Beck) Maire & Weiller, Fl. Afrique N. 2: 175 (1953).

Eragrostis cilianensis f. megastachya (Koeler) Maire & Weiller, Fl. Afrique N. 2: 175 (1953).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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