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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Festuca aurata Gaudin, Agrost. Helv. 1: 234 (1811).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca violacea subsp. violacea.
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:

Schedonorus auratus (Gaudin) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 99 (1812).

Festuca ovina var. aurata (Gaudin) Lamotte, Cat. Pl. Plateau Central: 98 (1847).

Festuca halleri var. aurata (Gaudin) Nyman, Syll. Fl. Eur., Suppl.: 73 (1865).

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