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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Festuca brachystachys (Hack.) K.Richt., Pl. Eur. 1: 104 (1890).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca varia Haenke in N.J.von Jacquin, Collectanea 2: 94 (1789).
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:

* Festuca varia var. brachystachys Hack., Monogr. Festuc. Eur.: 174 (1882).

Festuca varia subsp. brachystachys (Hack.) Hegi, Ill. Fl. Mitt.-Eur. 1: 348 (1908).

Festuca versicolor subsp. brachystachys (Hack.) Markgr.-Dann., Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 76: 325 (1978).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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