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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Festuca rubra subsp. arenaria (Osbeck) Aresch., Skanes Fl.: 197 (1866).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca rubra L., Sp. Pl.: 74 (1753).
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 arenaria Osbeck, Utkast Fl. Hall.: 8 (1788).

Festuca rubra var. arenaria (Osbeck) Fr., Fl. Hall.: 28 (1819).

Festuca rubra subvar. arenaria (Osbeck) Hack., Monogr. Festuc. Eur.: 140 (1882).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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