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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Agrostis cognata Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 421 (1854).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Polypogon magellanicus (Lam.) Finot, J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 7: 187 (2013).
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 magellanica var. cognata (Steud.) Macloskie, Rep. Princeton Univ. Exped. Patagonia, Botany 8(Suppl.): 40 (1915).

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