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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Agrostis argentea Lam., Fl. FranÁ. 3: 570 (1779), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Achnatherum calamagrostis (L.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 19 (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 calamagrostis L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 872 (1759).

Calamagrostis argentea DC. in Lamarck & Candolle, Fl. FranÁ., ed. 3, 3: 25 (1805).

Arundo argentea (DC.) Clairv., Man. Herbor. Suisse: 16 (1811), nom. superfl.

Achnatherum argenteum (DC.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 19 (1812), nom. superfl.

Achnatherum calamagrostis (L.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 19 (1812).

Stipa calamagrostis (L.) Wahlenb., Veg. Clim. Helv. Sept.: 23 (1813).

Streptachne calamagrostis (L.) Dumort., Observ. Gramin. Belg.: 135 (1824).

Lasiagrostis calamagrostis (L.) Link, Hort. Berol. 1: 99 (1827).

Stipa lasiagrostis G.Nicholson, Ill. Dict. Gard. 3: 504 (1887), nom. superfl.

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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