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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Agrostis spica-venti var. purpurea (Gaudin) Klett & Richt., Fl. Leipzig: 68 (1830).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Apera spica-venti (L.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 31 (1812).
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:

* Agrostis purpurea Gaudin, Agrost. Helv. 1: 70 (1811).

Apera purpurea (Gaudin) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 31 (1812).

Apera spica-venti var. purpurea (Gaudin) Schur, Enum. Pl. Transsilv.: 737 (1866).

Apera spica-venti f. purpurea (Gaudin) Serb., Fl. Republ. Socialist. Romānia 12: 167 (1972).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts