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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Poa pratensis subsp. vulgaris Gaudin, Fl. Helv. 1: 258 (1828), not validly publ.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Poa pratensis L., Sp. Pl.: 67 (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:

* Poa pratensis L., Sp. Pl.: 67 (1753).

Poa pratensis var. major Roth, Enum. Pl. Phaen. Germ. 1(1): 334 (1827), not validly publ.

Poa angustifolia subsp. pratensis (L.) K.Richt., Pl. Eur. 1: 87 (1890).

Poa angustifolia var. pratensis (L.) Simonk., Enum. Pl. Transsilv.: 580 (1896).

Paneion pratense (L.) Lunell, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 4: 222 (1915).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts