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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Bromus antarcticus Hook.f., Fl. Antarct.: 97 (1845).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Chionochloa antarctica (Hook.f.) Zotov, New Zealand J. Bot. 1: 99 (1963).
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:

Danthonia antarctica (Hook.f.) Hook.f., Fl. Nov.-Zel. 1: 302 (1853), nom. illeg.

Danthonia flavescens var. hookeri Zotov, Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. New Zealand 73: 234 (1943).

Chionochloa antarctica (Hook.f.) Zotov, New Zealand J. Bot. 1: 99 (1963).

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