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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Brachypodium festucoides Link, Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 1: 95 (1821), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca octoflora Walter, Fl. Carol.: 81 (1788).
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 tenella Willd., Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 1: 419 (1797).

Schedonorus tenellus (Willd.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 99 (1812).

Vulpia tenella (Willd.) Heynh., Nom. Bot. Hort.: 854 (1840).

Festuca octoflora var. tenella (Willd.) Fernald, Rhodora 34: 209 (1925).

Vulpia octoflora var. tenella (Willd.) Fernald, Rhodora 47: 107 (1945).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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